The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 40 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.17% - 0.31%
As % of the General category 13.98% - 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Average salary £41,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

General Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
93 70 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 29.81% 31.25% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 94
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,575 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Games
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Games Salary Trend in Derby

Games
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Derby region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Derby

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 8 (57.14%) WPF
3 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Flash
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe
6 1 (7.14%) Siemens
6 1 (7.14%) Intranet
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Animation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Flash Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Games Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 8 (57.14%) WPF
2 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) Flash
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Animation
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
3 1 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
1 1 (7.14%) Siemens
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