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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 35 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.49% 0.24% 0.98%
As % of the General category 15.09% 0.85% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 4
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
159 118 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 36.38% 28.50% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126 101 110
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £75,250
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +11 24 £38,750 -13.88% 3
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) .NET
3 14 (58.33%) C#
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) MVC
6 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 9 (37.50%) WPF
6 9 (37.50%) HTML5
7 8 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (29.17%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.83%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) JSON
11 4 (16.67%) jQuery
12 3 (12.50%) Web Development
12 3 (12.50%) Web Services
13 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
13 2 (8.33%) PHP
13 2 (8.33%) CSS3
13 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
13 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
14 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
14 1 (4.17%) 3D Visualisation
14 1 (4.17%) Durandal

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (4.17%) Drupal
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Games Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 9 (37.50%) WPF
3 9 (37.50%) HTML5
4 8 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) JSON
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) CSS3
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.17%) Sass
10 1 (4.17%) Durandal
10 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (4.17%) Adobe AIR
10 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Animation
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Business Development
5 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) RUP
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Siemens
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