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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 97 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 80 61 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.42% 1.68% 1.76%
As % of the General category 6.55% 4.04% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70 59 29
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1222 1509 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.95% 41.60% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1190 1057
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +23 27 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 26 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Derbyshire +12 10 £34,000 +36.00% 3
Lincolnshire - 9 - - 1
Leicestershire -4 6 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Games.

1 71 (56.80%) C#
2 64 (51.20%) .NET
3 48 (38.40%) ASP.NET
4 41 (32.80%) Windows
5 40 (32.00%) MVC
6 39 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (28.80%) Computer Science
8 32 (25.60%) Software Engineering
9 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
10 29 (23.20%) TDD
11 28 (22.40%) Google
11 28 (22.40%) Degree
11 28 (22.40%) SDLC
12 27 (21.60%) Selenium
13 25 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 23 (18.40%) AngularJS
14 23 (18.40%) Mathematics
14 23 (18.40%) Physics
14 23 (18.40%) C++
14 23 (18.40%) Web Services
15 22 (17.60%) HTML
15 22 (17.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (17.60%) RESTful
16 21 (16.80%) Git (software)
16 21 (16.80%) OO
17 20 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
18 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
18 19 (15.20%) SMPP
18 19 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (15.20%) Redis

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) Maya
3 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.60%) Office 365
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.00%) Google Play
5 1 (0.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.20%) SMPP
2 9 (7.20%) ADSL
2 9 (7.20%) DHCP
2 9 (7.20%) DNS
2 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.80%) Internet
4 5 (4.00%) VoIP
5 4 (3.20%) Firewall
6 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.20%) Redis
2 19 (15.20%) Riak
3 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.80%) Big Data
7 1 (0.80%) MySQL
7 1 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (21.60%) Selenium
2 21 (16.80%) Git (software)
3 19 (15.20%) Jenkins
3 19 (15.20%) NUnit
3 19 (15.20%) ReSharper
4 9 (7.20%) Ranorex
5 8 (6.40%) JUnit
5 8 (6.40%) SoapUI
6 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.20%) Appium
7 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (4.80%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.60%) French Language
2 2 (1.60%) German Language
2 2 (1.60%) Law
2 2 (1.60%) Marketing
3 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (48.80%) Developer
2 35 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 34 (27.20%) C# Developer
4 28 (22.40%) C# Software Developer
5 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (21.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (21.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 20 (16.00%) Software Engineer
8 19 (15.20%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (11.20%) Software Developer
10 12 (9.60%) IT Support
11 11 (8.80%) Windows Engineer
12 9 (7.20%) Graduate
13 8 (6.40%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (6.40%) Consultant
13 8 (6.40%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (6.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 8 (6.40%) Test Automation Consultant
13 8 (6.40%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (51.20%) .NET
2 48 (38.40%) ASP.NET
3 23 (18.40%) AngularJS
3 23 (18.40%) Web Services
4 22 (17.60%) HTML
4 22 (17.60%) RESTful
5 18 (14.40%) WCF
6 16 (12.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 14 (11.20%) jQuery
8 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (10.40%) HTML5
9 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (9.60%) CSS
9 12 (9.60%) OpenGL
10 11 (8.80%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (6.40%) Node.js
12 7 (5.60%) Ajax
13 6 (4.80%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.80%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.40%) Mathematics
2 23 (18.40%) Physics
3 9 (7.20%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.60%) e-Learning
5 6 (4.80%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (4.80%) iPhone
5 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.00%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.20%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.40%) Clustering
8 3 (2.40%) Replication
9 2 (1.60%) Animation
9 2 (1.60%) Blog
9 2 (1.60%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.80%) iPad
10 1 (0.80%) Life Science
10 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.80%) Windows
2 16 (12.80%) Windows 10
3 13 (10.40%) Windows 8
4 11 (8.80%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.00%) Android
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.80%) Linux
8 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.00%) MVC
2 39 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.60%) Software Engineering
4 29 (23.20%) TDD
5 28 (22.40%) SDLC
6 22 (17.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (16.80%) OO
8 13 (10.40%) Web Development
9 12 (9.60%) SOLID
10 11 (8.80%) Image Processing
11 10 (8.00%) Automated Testing
11 10 (8.00%) Open Source
12 9 (7.20%) BDD
12 9 (7.20%) Line Management
12 9 (7.20%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.40%) ITIL
13 8 (6.40%) Scrum
13 8 (6.40%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.40%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (56.80%) C#
2 25 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.40%) C++
4 17 (13.60%) Java
5 14 (11.20%) Python
6 8 (6.40%) Scala
6 8 (6.40%) SQL
7 6 (4.80%) C
8 4 (3.20%) Ruby
8 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.20%) VB
9 3 (2.40%) PHP
10 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (22.40%) Degree
2 17 (13.60%) PhD
3 5 (4.00%) MCSA
3 5 (4.00%) MCSE
3 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CEH
4 1 (0.80%) CISA
4 1 (0.80%) CISM
4 1 (0.80%) CISSP
4 1 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.80%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.80%) GIAC
4 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.80%) SANS
4 1 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) AirWatch
2 7 (5.60%) SCCM
3 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (22.40%) Google
2 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) Cisco
4 5 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (1.60%) Apple
5 2 (1.60%) Citrix
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle
6 1 (0.80%) Facebook
6 1 (0.80%) Twitter
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