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 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 56 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.49% - 1.08%
As % of the General category 1.52% - 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £48,750 - £28,750
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 - £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
132 89 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 32.43% 23.12% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 94 69 79
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Internet
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) Ruby
4 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 7 (30.43%) WCF
4 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (30.43%) RESTful
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (30.43%) BDD
4 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
4 7 (30.43%) Game Development
4 7 (30.43%) Node.js
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
5 6 (26.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
5 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
5 6 (26.09%) Android
5 6 (26.09%) Django
5 6 (26.09%) SQLite

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (30.43%) Node.js
2 5 (21.74%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQLite
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Games Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
1 7 (30.43%) WCF
1 7 (30.43%) RESTful
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
2 6 (26.09%) Django
3 5 (21.74%) Flash
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) Ajax
3 5 (21.74%) jQuery
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
1 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
1 6 (26.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) BDD
3 7 (30.43%) Web Application Development
3 7 (30.43%) Game Development
4 6 (26.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) SEO
6 3 (13.04%) People Management
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) Ruby
4 6 (26.09%) Objective-C
4 6 (26.09%) C++
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared