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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 34 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.63% - 0.25%
As % of the General category 10.11% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 1
Average salary £36,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
178 123 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 45.76% 21.32% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 135 76 118
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 - 2
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (78.72%) .NET
1 37 (78.72%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (76.60%) C#
3 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
4 27 (57.45%) HTML
5 25 (53.19%) .NET Framework
6 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
6 24 (51.06%) MVC
7 21 (44.68%) WPF
8 19 (40.43%) CSS
9 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
9 17 (36.17%) Degree
9 17 (36.17%) HTML5
10 13 (27.66%) jQuery
10 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (25.53%) Web Services
11 12 (25.53%) XML
11 12 (25.53%) WinForms
12 10 (21.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (19.15%) JSON
13 9 (19.15%) Scrum
14 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
15 7 (14.89%) TDD
15 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
16 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
16 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
16 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
17 5 (10.64%) Windows
17 5 (10.64%) SQL
17 5 (10.64%) Workflow

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.13%) Drupal
1 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) NUnit
1 3 (6.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (6.38%) Moq
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Web Developer
3 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Games Programmer
4 6 (12.77%) Programmer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Junior
5 5 (10.64%) Applications Developer
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Graduate
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Games Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 27 (57.45%) HTML
3 25 (53.19%) .NET Framework
4 21 (44.68%) WPF
5 19 (40.43%) CSS
6 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
6 17 (36.17%) HTML5
7 13 (27.66%) jQuery
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (25.53%) Web Services
8 12 (25.53%) XML
8 12 (25.53%) WinForms
9 10 (21.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (19.15%) JSON
11 5 (10.64%) REST
11 5 (10.64%) WCF
12 4 (8.51%) .NET Remoting
12 4 (8.51%) WF
12 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
12 4 (8.51%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) Scrum
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) TDD
6 5 (10.64%) Workflow
6 5 (10.64%) Web Development
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.51%) ATDD
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) User Stories
7 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (8.51%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.38%) Kanban
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 2 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) C#
2 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) XPath
4 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Facebook
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