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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 24 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 39 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 11.14% 1.58% 0.35%
As % of the General category 25.49% 4.50% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
153 111 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 43.71% 35.02% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102 63 63
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £46,178 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram 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 29 May 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 - 34 - - 1
Plymouth +4 1 £27,605 -11.66%
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (68.18%) Cisco
1 30 (68.18%) IBM
1 30 (68.18%) VMware
1 30 (68.18%) Google
2 20 (45.45%) ITIL
3 19 (43.18%) Degree
4 15 (34.09%) Computer Science
4 15 (34.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (34.09%) XenApp
4 15 (34.09%) Windows
4 15 (34.09%) Linux
4 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
4 15 (34.09%) Citrix
4 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
5 11 (25.00%) SDLC
6 10 (22.73%) Puppet
6 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 10 (22.73%) DNS
6 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 10 (22.73%) IIS
6 10 (22.73%) Mathematics
7 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (20.45%) Python
8 8 (18.18%) Game Development
9 5 (11.36%) Gradle
9 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.36%) MS Office

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (22.73%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQLite
2 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Gradle
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) Maven
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
1 15 (34.09%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (34.09%) Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Software Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Software Manager
3 5 (11.36%) IT Support
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Software Packaging
2 4 (9.09%) Django
2 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Computer Science
2 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 10 (22.73%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.09%) iPad
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.09%) Android
3 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
3 11 (25.00%) SDLC
4 8 (18.18%) Game Development
5 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) XenApp
2 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Cisco
1 30 (68.18%) IBM
1 30 (68.18%) VMware
1 30 (68.18%) Google
2 15 (34.09%) Citrix
3 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon
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