The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 52 66
Rank change year-on-year +31 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Games 50 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.24% 1.03% 1.68%
As % of the General category 22.42% 1.79% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 9
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £54,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 223 279 227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 41.22% 57.53% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 163 231 167
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,200 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Watford

Games
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Games in Watford

Games
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Watford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Games.

1 39 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 25 (43.86%) Retail
3 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.56%) Linux
5 13 (22.81%) DNS
5 13 (22.81%) Degree
6 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.05%) ITIL
6 12 (21.05%) Windows
6 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 11 (19.30%) Coaching
7 11 (19.30%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (19.30%) Skype
7 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
7 11 (19.30%) Office 365
7 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
7 11 (19.30%) ISDN
7 11 (19.30%) LAN
7 11 (19.30%) PBX
7 11 (19.30%) VoIP
7 11 (19.30%) WAN
7 11 (19.30%) DHCP
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (19.30%) Adobe
7 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
7 11 (19.30%) Terminal Services
7 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (19.30%) MPLS
7 11 (19.30%) Project Management

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
1 11 (19.30%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (17.54%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365
1 11 (19.30%) PaaS
2 10 (17.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (7.02%) Google Play
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) DNS
2 11 (19.30%) DHCP
2 11 (19.30%) Firewall
2 11 (19.30%) ISDN
2 11 (19.30%) LAN
2 11 (19.30%) MPLS
2 11 (19.30%) PBX
2 11 (19.30%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (19.30%) Skype
2 11 (19.30%) VLAN
2 11 (19.30%) VoIP
2 11 (19.30%) VPN
2 11 (19.30%) WAN
3 3 (5.26%) HTTP
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.02%) NUnit
1 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 25 (43.86%) Retail
2 10 (17.54%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 11 (19.30%) 3rd Line Support
1 11 (19.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory Support
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory Support Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Support
1 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365 Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Head of Project Management
3 7 (12.28%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Digital Developer
6 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
1 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.53%) REST
3 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (7.02%) CSS
4 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.02%) HTML
4 4 (7.02%) JSON
4 4 (7.02%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (7.02%) Ninject
4 4 (7.02%) Node.js
4 4 (7.02%) WCF
4 4 (7.02%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) LAMP
5 3 (5.26%) XHTML
5 3 (5.26%) XSL
6 2 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) BBC
3 4 (7.02%) iPhone
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Windows
3 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.77%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 11 (19.30%) Coaching
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) Presales
5 10 (17.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.54%) Typography
5 10 (17.54%) Web Design
6 7 (12.28%) MVC
6 7 (12.28%) OO
6 7 (12.28%) Open Source
6 7 (12.28%) TDD
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 4 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) PHP
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
1 11 (19.30%) Terminal Services
1 11 (19.30%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) Adobe
2 11 (19.30%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) Google
5 4 (7.02%) Virgin Media
6 3 (5.26%) Zend
7 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.75%) Monetate
8 1 (1.75%) Optimizely
8 1 (1.75%) Qubit
8 1 (1.75%) Tableau
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