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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 26 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 7.79% - 0.42%
As % of the General category 17.48% - 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 1
Average salary £36,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
103 53 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 44.59% 17.49% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 91 47 52
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £52,500
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 24 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Derby

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (75.00%) .NET
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) C#
3 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (60.00%) HTML
5 20 (50.00%) MVC
6 17 (42.50%) CSS
6 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
7 16 (40.00%) WPF
7 16 (40.00%) HTML5
8 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (30.00%) Degree
10 11 (27.50%) jQuery
10 11 (27.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (20.00%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) JSON
11 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.50%) Web Services
13 6 (15.00%) WinForms
13 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 5 (12.50%) Web Development
14 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
15 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
15 3 (7.50%) CSS3
15 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
16 2 (5.00%) PHP
16 2 (5.00%) Telecoms

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Drupal
1 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Local Government
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Programmer
3 6 (15.00%) Games Programmer
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Games Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) .NET
2 24 (60.00%) HTML
3 17 (42.50%) CSS
3 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
4 16 (40.00%) WPF
4 16 (40.00%) HTML5
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (27.50%) jQuery
6 11 (27.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (20.00%) JSON
7 8 (20.00%) XML
8 7 (17.50%) Web Services
9 6 (15.00%) WinForms
10 3 (7.50%) CSS3
11 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.00%) Durandal
12 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (2.50%) Sass
12 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Animation
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (2.50%) Web Design
6 1 (2.50%) Workflow
6 1 (2.50%) OOP
6 1 (2.50%) OO
6 1 (2.50%) RUP
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
6 1 (2.50%) SOA
6 1 (2.50%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Business Development
6 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C#
2 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Siemens
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook