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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 98 144 161
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 82 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.20% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the General category 5.89% 1.28% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 52 7 13
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
1392 1096 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.27% 34.36% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 909 1079
Average salary £40,857 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.86% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +46 55 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Derbyshire - 15 £41,500 - 2
Northamptonshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 82 (53.59%) Software Engineering
2 66 (43.14%) Scrum
3 65 (42.48%) C#
4 54 (35.29%) Finance
5 53 (34.64%) Eclipse
6 51 (33.33%) HTML
7 50 (32.68%) .NET
8 41 (26.80%) JavaScript
8 41 (26.80%) CSS
8 41 (26.80%) Subversion
8 41 (26.80%) Git (software)
8 41 (26.80%) Hudson
9 40 (26.14%) HTML5
10 37 (24.18%) J2EE
11 36 (23.53%) MVC
12 35 (22.88%) Oracle
13 32 (20.92%) Computer Science
14 31 (20.26%) Oracle Fusion
14 31 (20.26%) JDeveloper
14 31 (20.26%) SOA
14 31 (20.26%) SSL
14 31 (20.26%) Middleware
14 31 (20.26%) BPEL
15 30 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (19.61%) Java
16 29 (18.95%) CSS3
17 27 (17.65%) Degree
18 26 (16.99%) Oracle Service Bus
18 26 (16.99%) TDD
19 25 (16.34%) Xcode

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (16.99%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (7.84%) CMS
3 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.23%) Node.js
5 5 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.27%) Apache
6 3 (1.96%) WordPress
7 1 (0.65%) DNN
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (8.50%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.50%) GitHub
2 2 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.26%) SSL
2 4 (2.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.34%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.50%) MySQL
2 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (34.64%) Eclipse
2 41 (26.80%) Subversion
2 41 (26.80%) Git (software)
2 41 (26.80%) Hudson
3 31 (20.26%) JDeveloper
4 25 (16.34%) Xcode
5 15 (9.80%) Maven
5 15 (9.80%) Jenkins
6 13 (8.50%) Visual Studio
7 10 (6.54%) IntelliJ
7 10 (6.54%) NetBeans
7 10 (6.54%) Gradle
8 8 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.27%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.27%) Calabash
9 5 (3.27%) Ant
10 1 (0.65%) Xdebug
General
1 54 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.92%) Automotive
4 5 (3.27%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Marketing
4 5 (3.27%) Banking
5 4 (2.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.31%) German Language
6 2 (1.31%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.65%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (50.33%) Software Engineer
2 53 (34.64%) Developer
3 28 (18.30%) Software Developer
4 14 (9.15%) C# Developer
4 14 (9.15%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (7.19%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.54%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Lead Software Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Graduate
8 8 (5.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Research Scientist
10 6 (3.92%) Lead Software Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (33.33%) HTML
2 50 (32.68%) .NET
3 41 (26.80%) CSS
4 40 (26.14%) HTML5
5 37 (24.18%) J2EE
6 31 (20.26%) Middleware
6 31 (20.26%) Oracle Fusion
7 29 (18.95%) CSS3
8 25 (16.34%) WCF
9 20 (13.07%) jQuery
10 19 (12.42%) ASP.NET
11 18 (11.76%) WPF
12 13 (8.50%) JMS
13 12 (7.84%) Spring
14 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (5.23%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (5.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (5.23%) Ninject
15 8 (5.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.92%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.73%) Mathematics
2 21 (13.73%) Physics
3 15 (9.80%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.23%) iPhone
5 6 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.96%) Social Gaming
7 2 (1.31%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.65%) Animation
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.65%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.42%) Android
2 15 (9.80%) Windows
3 14 (9.15%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.59%) Software Engineering
2 66 (43.14%) Scrum
3 36 (23.53%) MVC
4 31 (20.26%) SOA
4 31 (20.26%) BPEL
5 30 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (16.99%) TDD
7 23 (15.03%) Web Development
8 21 (13.73%) Web Application Development
9 14 (9.15%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.84%) B2B
11 11 (7.19%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (6.54%) Build Automation
13 8 (5.23%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (5.23%) BDD
14 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.58%) Image Processing
15 6 (3.92%) B2C
15 6 (3.92%) OOD
15 6 (3.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.48%) C#
2 41 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 30 (19.61%) Java
4 25 (16.34%) Objective-C
5 17 (11.11%) C++
6 13 (8.50%) VB
7 12 (7.84%) C
8 9 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.23%) SQL
10 5 (3.27%) PHP
11 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.31%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 27 (17.65%) Degree
2 21 (13.73%) PhD
3 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Puppet
1 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (22.88%) Oracle
2 8 (5.23%) Google
3 2 (1.31%) Adobe
3 2 (1.31%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.65%) Siemens
4 1 (0.65%) Zend
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