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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 119 103 146
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +43
Permanent jobs citing Games 64 80 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.68% 2.17% 0.44%
As % of the General category 4.00% 5.84% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 50 7
Average salary £30,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.71% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1600 1370 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.97% 37.14% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1078 908
Average salary £40,000 £40,857 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -3.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Nottinghamshire -29 37 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Derbyshire -9 18 £25,000 -39.75% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire -1 4 £30,000 -40.00%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 96 (67.13%) C#
2 67 (46.85%) .NET
3 58 (40.56%) ASP.NET
4 51 (35.66%) HTML
5 49 (34.27%) SQL Server
5 49 (34.27%) MVC
6 48 (33.57%) JavaScript
6 48 (33.57%) SQL
7 46 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (31.47%) TDD
9 44 (30.77%) BDD
9 44 (30.77%) Java
10 42 (29.37%) Degree
11 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (21.68%) Web Application Development
13 30 (20.98%) .NET Framework
14 27 (18.88%) Windows
15 26 (18.18%) CSS
15 26 (18.18%) WCF
16 25 (17.48%) LINQ
16 25 (17.48%) Computer Science
16 25 (17.48%) NHibernate
16 25 (17.48%) NUnit
16 25 (17.48%) Moq
17 23 (16.08%) Scrum
17 23 (16.08%) jQuery
18 21 (14.69%) Rhino Mocks
18 21 (14.69%) Kanban
19 19 (13.29%) Android
20 18 (12.59%) PHP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) JBoss
3 1 (0.70%) CMS
3 1 (0.70%) Node.js
3 1 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) SAP SD
1 2 (1.40%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) Internet
2 7 (4.90%) LAN
2 7 (4.90%) WAN
3 6 (4.20%) DHCP
3 6 (4.20%) LDAP
3 6 (4.20%) SAN
4 2 (1.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (34.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.40%) Impala
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.40%) Riak
3 2 (1.40%) Big Data
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.40%) MySQL
3 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.40%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.40%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.70%) Redis
4 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (17.48%) NUnit
1 25 (17.48%) Moq
2 21 (14.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (5.59%) WebDriver
3 8 (5.59%) SpecFlow
3 8 (5.59%) Selenium
4 6 (4.20%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.40%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.40%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 10 (6.99%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Marketing
3 3 (2.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Back Office
4 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.40%) Legal
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 89 (62.24%) Developer
2 43 (30.07%) .NET Developer
3 36 (25.17%) Junior
4 27 (18.88%) Junior Developer
5 25 (17.48%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (17.48%) Graduate
6 19 (13.29%) Consultant
7 13 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 12 (8.39%) C# Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Software Engineer
8 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.39%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (6.29%) Junior Consultant
11 8 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (4.20%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.20%) Programmer
12 6 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.20%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (46.85%) .NET
2 58 (40.56%) ASP.NET
3 51 (35.66%) HTML
4 39 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (20.98%) .NET Framework
6 26 (18.18%) WCF
6 26 (18.18%) CSS
7 25 (17.48%) LINQ
7 25 (17.48%) NHibernate
8 23 (16.08%) jQuery
9 18 (12.59%) HTML5
10 11 (7.69%) WPF
11 9 (6.29%) XML
12 8 (5.59%) Web Services
13 7 (4.90%) Android SDK
14 6 (4.20%) Silverlight
14 6 (4.20%) Entity Framework
14 6 (4.20%) JSON
15 5 (3.50%) Ajax
15 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.59%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.59%) Physics
4 6 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.20%) User Experience
5 4 (2.80%) Social Media
6 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.88%) Windows
2 19 (13.29%) Android
3 12 (8.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.40%) Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) MVC
2 46 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (31.47%) TDD
4 44 (30.77%) BDD
5 31 (21.68%) Web Application Development
6 23 (16.08%) Scrum
7 21 (14.69%) Kanban
8 18 (12.59%) Open Source
8 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
9 16 (11.19%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (9.09%) OO
11 10 (6.99%) Web Development
11 10 (6.99%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (6.99%) Android Development
11 10 (6.99%) CQRS
12 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.29%) Project Management
13 8 (5.59%) B2B
13 8 (5.59%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.90%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (67.13%) C#
2 48 (33.57%) JavaScript
2 48 (33.57%) SQL
3 44 (30.77%) Java
4 18 (12.59%) PHP
5 7 (4.90%) C++
6 6 (4.20%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.50%) VBA
8 4 (2.80%) C
9 3 (2.10%) Python
10 2 (1.40%) Scala
10 2 (1.40%) R
10 2 (1.40%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (29.37%) Degree
2 8 (5.59%) PhD
3 2 (1.40%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.40%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.20%) VMware
3 4 (2.80%) Oracle
3 4 (2.80%) Apple
4 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.40%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.40%) SAP
4 2 (1.40%) Citrix
4 2 (1.40%) Informatica
4 2 (1.40%) Teradata
4 2 (1.40%) Talend
5 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
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