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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 32 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 27 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 7.56% - 1.08%
As % of the General category 18.24% - 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
148 107 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 41.46% 31.56% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 96 75 75
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 22 - - 6
Plymouth - 1 £27,605 - 2
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (70.97%) Cisco
1 22 (70.97%) IBM
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
1 22 (70.97%) Google
2 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (38.71%) XenApp
3 11 (35.48%) Degree
4 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
5 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
6 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
6 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
6 8 (25.81%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
6 8 (25.81%) DNS
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.81%) IIS
6 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.81%) Mathematics
6 8 (25.81%) Puppet
7 7 (22.58%) Game Development
8 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
8 4 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.90%) SQLite
General
1 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (38.71%) Administrator
3 10 (32.26%) Software Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Games Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Games Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Software Packaging
1 4 (12.90%) Django
1 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (25.81%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (9.68%) iPad
6 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
6 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
1 12 (38.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
3 7 (22.58%) Game Development
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) C++
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) XenApp
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
1 22 (70.97%) IBM
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
1 22 (70.97%) Google
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
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