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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 61 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.39% - 0.54%
As % of the General category 4.05% - 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £26,250
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 - £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 - £27,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
173 79 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 34.46% 19.51% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 128 58 59
Average salary £33,875 £35,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.24% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £16,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £43,065
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
Plymouth - 2 £23,500 -
Tavistock - 1 £40,000 -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Internet
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) Ruby
4 9 (34.62%) MVC
4 9 (34.62%) WCF
4 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
4 9 (34.62%) RESTful
4 9 (34.62%) BDD
4 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (34.62%) Node.js
4 9 (34.62%) Web Application Development
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (30.77%) Android
5 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 8 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
5 8 (30.77%) Game Development
5 8 (30.77%) Django
5 8 (30.77%) SQLite
5 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 9 (34.62%) Node.js
2 5 (19.23%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
1 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
2 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (30.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Junior
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
1 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
1 9 (34.62%) WCF
1 9 (34.62%) RESTful
1 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 8 (30.77%) Django
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) HTML5
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) Flash
3 5 (19.23%) Ajax
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Android
1 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) TDD
2 9 (34.62%) BDD
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Web Application Development
3 8 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Game Development
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) SEO
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) Ruby
4 8 (30.77%) Python
4 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
4 8 (30.77%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared