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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 55 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.25% 3.50% 0.54%
As % of the General category 4.03% 10.00% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 3
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
149 170 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 31.04% 34.98% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 107 133 97
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 -16 6 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) Durandal
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) PaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (28.57%) IaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Local Government
5 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Apple

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (7.14%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate IT Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate IT Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) IT Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) IT Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) IT Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (42.86%) Durandal
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
1 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Game Development
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MCP
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Apple
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
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