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 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 31 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.85% - 0.24%
As % of the General category 13.17% - 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 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
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
167 124 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 44.41% 19.90% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 141 82 103
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 18 £36,000 -
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (77.27%) .NET
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) C#
3 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 24 (54.55%) HTML
5 21 (47.73%) .NET Framework
6 20 (45.45%) MVC
6 20 (45.45%) WPF
7 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
8 17 (38.64%) CSS
9 16 (36.36%) HTML5
10 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
10 12 (27.27%) XML
10 12 (27.27%) Degree
11 11 (25.00%) Web Services
11 11 (25.00%) jQuery
11 11 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (22.73%) WinForms
13 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 8 (18.18%) JSON
13 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
14 6 (13.64%) Scrum
14 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
15 5 (11.36%) SQL
15 5 (11.36%) Windows
15 5 (11.36%) OO
15 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
15 5 (11.36%) Workflow
15 5 (11.36%) Web Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.27%) Drupal
1 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.55%) Local Government
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Web Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Programmer
3 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Games Programmer
4 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Team Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Games Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (77.27%) .NET
2 24 (54.55%) HTML
3 21 (47.73%) .NET Framework
4 20 (45.45%) WPF
5 17 (38.64%) CSS
6 16 (36.36%) HTML5
7 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 12 (27.27%) XML
8 11 (25.00%) Web Services
8 11 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (25.00%) jQuery
9 10 (22.73%) WinForms
10 8 (18.18%) JSON
10 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (11.36%) WCF
11 5 (11.36%) REST
12 4 (9.09%) .NET Remoting
12 4 (9.09%) WF
12 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
12 4 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Animation
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) MVC
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) Workflow
5 5 (11.36%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) UML
6 4 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 4 (9.09%) ATDD
6 4 (9.09%) User Stories
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.27%) 3D Visualisation
8 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C#
2 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) XPath
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe
2 1 (2.27%) Siemens
2 1 (2.27%) Facebook