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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 42 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.15% - 1.11%
As % of the General category 10.64% - 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 5
Average salary £41,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
141 115 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 29.62% 30.03% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 96 96 128
Average salary £39,250 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £80,000 £67,100
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 15 £41,500 - 2
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (53.33%) WPF
3 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Flash
7 1 (6.67%) Adobe
7 1 (6.67%) Siemens
7 1 (6.67%) Intranet
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (6.67%) Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.67%) Drupal
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Games Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
2 8 (53.33%) WPF
2 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe AIR
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Flash
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Animation
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (6.67%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) Siemens
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days hol, flexi hours
Posted: 11 days ago