The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 100 149 150
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 85 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.32% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the General category 6.00% 1.91% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 64 16 18
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Games
England

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

General Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1417 1102 1242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 38.64% 33.60% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 932 1060
Average salary £40,857 £41,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.54% -5.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Games
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Games Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Games
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Games
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Nottinghamshire +47 46 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Derbyshire +13 27 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Northamptonshire - 12 £32,500 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 105 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (51.39%) Software Engineering
3 63 (43.75%) C#
4 61 (42.36%) Scrum
5 54 (37.50%) HTML
6 52 (36.11%) Finance
7 51 (35.42%) .NET
8 46 (31.94%) Eclipse
9 45 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 41 (28.47%) CSS
10 41 (28.47%) HTML5
11 35 (24.31%) Git (software)
11 35 (24.31%) Hudson
11 35 (24.31%) Subversion
12 33 (22.92%) MVC
12 33 (22.92%) J2EE
13 30 (20.83%) Java
14 29 (20.14%) User Experience
15 28 (19.44%) Oracle
16 27 (18.75%) SOA
16 27 (18.75%) Degree
16 27 (18.75%) Computer Science
17 25 (17.36%) Web Development
17 25 (17.36%) Oracle Fusion
17 25 (17.36%) CSS3
17 25 (17.36%) Middleware
17 25 (17.36%) SSL
17 25 (17.36%) JDeveloper
17 25 (17.36%) BPEL
18 24 (16.67%) jQuery

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 20 (13.89%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (7.64%) CMS
3 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.47%) Apache
4 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.78%) Node.js
6 2 (1.39%) WordPress
7 1 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) GitHub
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.36%) SSL
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.19%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.64%) MySQL
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (31.94%) Eclipse
2 35 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 35 (24.31%) Hudson
2 35 (24.31%) Subversion
3 25 (17.36%) JDeveloper
4 19 (13.19%) Xcode
5 15 (10.42%) Jenkins
5 15 (10.42%) Maven
6 10 (6.94%) Gradle
6 10 (6.94%) NetBeans
6 10 (6.94%) IntelliJ
7 9 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.47%) Ant
8 5 (3.47%) Calabash
8 5 (3.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.69%) Xdebug
General
1 52 (36.11%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Retail
3 6 (4.17%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.17%) Automotive
4 5 (3.47%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Electronics
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Marketing
7 2 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (46.53%) Software Engineer
2 56 (38.89%) Developer
3 30 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 14 (9.72%) C# Developer
4 14 (9.72%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Lead Software Engineer
6 9 (6.25%) Graduate
7 8 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Lead Software Developer
7 8 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (4.17%) Research Scientist
9 6 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (37.50%) HTML
2 51 (35.42%) .NET
3 41 (28.47%) CSS
3 41 (28.47%) HTML5
4 33 (22.92%) J2EE
5 25 (17.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 25 (17.36%) CSS3
5 25 (17.36%) Middleware
6 24 (16.67%) jQuery
7 22 (15.28%) WPF
8 21 (14.58%) WCF
9 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET
10 14 (9.72%) Spring
11 12 (8.33%) JMS
12 11 (7.64%) .NET Framework
13 10 (6.94%) Silverlight
13 10 (6.94%) Web Services
14 9 (6.25%) XML
15 8 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (4.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) User Experience
2 27 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.81%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.81%) Physics
4 15 (10.42%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.78%) iPhone
7 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.08%) Social Gaming
8 2 (1.39%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.69%) Online Games
9 1 (0.69%) Animation
9 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Android
2 13 (9.03%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.03%) Windows
3 5 (3.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (51.39%) Software Engineering
3 61 (42.36%) Scrum
4 33 (22.92%) MVC
5 27 (18.75%) SOA
6 25 (17.36%) Web Development
6 25 (17.36%) BPEL
7 21 (14.58%) TDD
8 15 (10.42%) B2B
9 14 (9.72%) Web Application Development
10 12 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.94%) Build Automation
12 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.56%) UML
14 6 (4.17%) OOD
15 5 (3.47%) B2C
15 5 (3.47%) Mobile Commerce
15 5 (3.47%) Content Management
15 5 (3.47%) BDD
15 5 (3.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (43.75%) C#
2 45 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.83%) Java
4 19 (13.19%) Objective-C
5 13 (9.03%) SQL
6 11 (7.64%) C++
7 9 (6.25%) VB
8 8 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.86%) C
10 6 (4.17%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.78%) PHP
12 2 (1.39%) XPath
13 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.69%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 27 (18.75%) Degree
2 17 (11.81%) PhD
3 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Oracle
2 4 (2.78%) Google
3 2 (1.39%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe
4 1 (0.69%) Siemens
4 1 (0.69%) Zend
Derby
PXtech.net
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible hrs, 25 days hol
Posted: 9 days ago
Derby
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago