Period
to 18 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PlayStation in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PlayStation over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Sony PlayStation
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1053 1116 1230
Rank change year-on-year +63 +114 +30
Permanent jobs citing PlayStation 110 101 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.053% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 71 76 81
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +6.25%

PlayStation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

PlayStation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PlayStation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PlayStation.

Salary trend for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PlayStation over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for PlayStation in the UK

PlayStation
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PlayStation within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 96 £50,000 - 7
UK excluding London +104 63 £37,500 +7.14% 4
London -23 47 £65,000 +15.56% 4
South East +92 32 £40,000 -23.81%
Scotland - 14 £36,250 - 1
East of England +22 7 £37,500 -25.00% 2
North of England +16 6 £27,000 -10.00% 1
North West -6 5 £24,000 -20.00%
South West - 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing PlayStation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PlayStation.

1 53 (48.18%) Games
2 51 (46.36%) Xbox
3 34 (30.91%) Java
3 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (29.09%) C++
5 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
6 29 (26.36%) Software Engineering
7 24 (21.82%) Unreal Engine
8 23 (20.91%) Visual Studio
9 21 (19.09%) Visual Effects
10 19 (17.27%) HTML
11 16 (14.55%) CSS
11 16 (14.55%) Windows
12 15 (13.64%) Spring
13 14 (12.73%) HTML5
13 14 (12.73%) Apple iOS
14 13 (11.82%) Android
14 13 (11.82%) Objective-C
14 13 (11.82%) Python
15 12 (10.91%) UML
15 12 (10.91%) TDD
15 12 (10.91%) CSS3
15 12 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
16 11 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (9.09%) IaaS
17 10 (9.09%) BDD
17 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
17 10 (9.09%) SaaS
17 10 (9.09%) PaaS

PlayStation
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.91%) CMS
2 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.09%) IaaS
2 10 (9.09%) PaaS
2 10 (9.09%) SaaS
2 10 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (6.36%) npm
4 4 (3.64%) Office 365
5 3 (2.73%) iTunes
5 3 (2.73%) Slack
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) LAN
2 3 (2.73%) CTI
2 3 (2.73%) VoIP
3 1 (0.91%) Broadband
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.73%) MySQL
3 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (20.91%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.36%) Bower
2 7 (6.36%) Grunt
2 7 (6.36%) gulp
2 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.64%) Subversion
4 3 (2.73%) CircleCI
4 3 (2.73%) JIRA
5 2 (1.82%) MSTest
5 2 (1.82%) NUnit
6 1 (0.91%) Gradle
6 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (48.18%) Games
2 10 (9.09%) Legal
3 8 (7.27%) Marketing
4 6 (5.45%) Finance
5 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.64%) Advertising
6 4 (3.64%) Banking
6 4 (3.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (32.73%) Developer
2 31 (28.18%) Programmer
3 21 (19.09%) Senior Programmer
4 12 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Architect
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Games Programmer
7 7 (6.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Social Media Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Telesales Executive
10 4 (3.64%) Audio Programmer
10 4 (3.64%) IT Support
10 4 (3.64%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) Unreal Engine
2 19 (17.27%) HTML
3 16 (14.55%) CSS
4 15 (13.64%) Spring
5 14 (12.73%) HTML5
6 12 (10.91%) CSS3
7 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (6.36%) Sass
9 5 (4.55%) .NET
10 4 (3.64%) React
10 4 (3.64%) SOAP
11 3 (2.73%) Flash
11 3 (2.73%) OpenGL
11 3 (2.73%) RESTful
11 3 (2.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (2.73%) WebGL
12 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (46.36%) Xbox
2 12 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.09%) Streaming Video
4 7 (6.36%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.36%) Social Media
4 7 (6.36%) User Experience
5 3 (2.73%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.73%) iPad
5 3 (2.73%) iPhone
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.82%) NHS
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.91%) Blog
7 1 (0.91%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Windows
2 14 (12.73%) Apple iOS
3 13 (11.82%) Android
4 10 (9.09%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.36%) Software Engineering
3 21 (19.09%) Visual Effects
4 12 (10.91%) TDD
4 12 (10.91%) UML
5 10 (9.09%) BDD
5 10 (9.09%) SOA
5 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 9 (8.18%) Market Research
7 8 (7.27%) Game Development
8 7 (6.36%) Front End Development
8 7 (6.36%) People Management
8 7 (6.36%) Time Management
8 7 (6.36%) Web Development
9 6 (5.45%) MVC
9 6 (5.45%) Scrum
10 5 (4.55%) SDLC
10 5 (4.55%) Telesales
11 4 (3.64%) B2B Sales
11 4 (3.64%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) Java
2 32 (29.09%) C++
3 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.82%) Objective-C
4 13 (11.82%) Python
5 10 (9.09%) C#
5 10 (9.09%) Ruby
6 5 (4.55%) PHP
7 3 (2.73%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.73%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (2.73%) Clojure
7 3 (2.73%) Elixir
7 3 (2.73%) Scala
8 2 (1.82%) Erlang
8 2 (1.82%) SQL
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) ES6
9 1 (0.91%) F#
9 1 (0.91%) Haskell
9 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) ISEB
2 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) WSUS
2 1 (0.91%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Facebook
2 7 (6.36%) Twitter
3 4 (3.64%) Sony
4 3 (2.73%) SAP
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle
5 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.91%) BT
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix
6 1 (0.91%) Dell
6 1 (0.91%) Perforce
6 1 (0.91%) Vertica
6 1 (0.91%) Zend