The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 52 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.70% 3.38% -
As % of the General category 8.95% 11.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 0
Average salary £25,000 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Games
East Midlands

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

General Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
190 143 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 30.21% 30.17% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 157 98 97
Average salary £39,083 £38,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Games
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Games
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +3 17 £25,000 -39.75% 2
Chesterfield - 1 £19,000 -
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 31 (93.94%) C#
2 30 (90.91%) .NET
3 29 (87.88%) MVC
3 29 (87.88%) .NET Framework
4 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET
5 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
7 22 (66.67%) Scrum
7 22 (66.67%) Degree
7 22 (66.67%) BDD
8 21 (63.64%) Rhino Mocks
8 21 (63.64%) Moq
8 21 (63.64%) Web Application Development
8 21 (63.64%) NHibernate
8 21 (63.64%) LINQ
8 21 (63.64%) Kanban
8 21 (63.64%) TDD
8 21 (63.64%) NUnit
9 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.18%) jQuery
9 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
10 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
11 4 (12.12%) Business Performance Management
11 4 (12.12%) WPF
11 4 (12.12%) Analytics
12 3 (9.09%) HTML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) NUnit
1 21 (63.64%) Rhino Mocks
1 21 (63.64%) Moq
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 25 (75.76%) .NET Developer
3 23 (69.70%) Graduate
4 21 (63.64%) Junior
4 21 (63.64%) Junior Developer
4 21 (63.64%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) .NET Framework
3 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (63.64%) LINQ
4 21 (63.64%) NHibernate
5 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 6 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (12.12%) WPF
7 3 (9.09%) HTML
8 2 (6.06%) WinForms
8 2 (6.06%) CSS
8 2 (6.06%) HTML5
9 1 (3.03%) CSS3
9 1 (3.03%) Flash
9 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
9 1 (3.03%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) MVC
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (66.67%) Scrum
3 22 (66.67%) BDD
4 21 (63.64%) Web Application Development
4 21 (63.64%) TDD
4 21 (63.64%) Kanban
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Business Performance Management
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.12%) Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Game Development
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
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