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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 58 54 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.09% 1.05% 0.41%
As % of the General category 2.33% 1.83% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £67,500 - £72,500
90% offered a salary of more than £61,200 - £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 - £94,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 257 327 209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 46.64% 57.17% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 226 278 159
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £70,000 £65,000
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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Watford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) BBC
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing

Games
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
4 1 (11.11%) XHTML
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Monetate
2 1 (11.11%) Optimizely
2 1 (11.11%) Qubit
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) Zend
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