The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 48 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.17% 3.59% -
As % of the General category 10.24% 11.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Games
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

General Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
127 132 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 30.98% 31.58% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102 98 72
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Games
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Devon region.

Games Salary Trend in Devon

Games
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Exeter -3 8 - - 1
Plymouth +4 5 £40,000 +81.81% 2
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 38 (71.70%) Cisco
1 38 (71.70%) IBM
1 38 (71.70%) VMware
1 38 (71.70%) Google
2 23 (43.40%) Computer Science
3 20 (37.74%) ITIL
4 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.85%) Degree
5 18 (33.96%) Linux
6 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (28.30%) XenApp
7 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
7 15 (28.30%) Windows
7 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
7 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
7 15 (28.30%) Citrix
8 13 (24.53%) SDLC
9 11 (20.75%) OO
10 10 (18.87%) Python
10 10 (18.87%) DNS
10 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.87%) IIS
10 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
10 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
10 10 (18.87%) Internet
10 10 (18.87%) Puppet
10 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
10 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.98%) Web Services

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 10 (18.87%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) DNS
1 10 (18.87%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) Maven
2 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.43%) JIRA
3 5 (9.43%) Gradle
4 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Software Developer
3 15 (28.30%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (28.30%) Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Software Configuration Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) XML
3 6 (11.32%) RESTful
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.43%) Software Packaging
4 5 (9.43%) WCF
4 5 (9.43%) .NET
4 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.55%) JSON
5 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.55%) Qt
6 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) EDI
7 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.77%) Spring
7 2 (3.77%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.77%) Django
7 2 (3.77%) HTML5
8 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.77%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Linux
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
4 13 (24.53%) SDLC
5 11 (20.75%) OO
6 7 (13.21%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.43%) CQRS
7 5 (9.43%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.43%) MVC
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
8 4 (7.55%) OOP
8 4 (7.55%) Game Development
9 2 (3.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.77%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.77%) OOD
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) Python
2 9 (16.98%) C++
3 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.43%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) C
5 3 (5.66%) Fortran
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.30%) XenApp
3 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco
1 38 (71.70%) IBM
1 38 (71.70%) VMware
1 38 (71.70%) Google
2 15 (28.30%) Citrix
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
Plymouth, Devon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: £competitive + depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago