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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 100 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs citing Games 78 64 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.36% 1.68% 2.17%
As % of the General category 6.30% 4.00% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 58 62 50
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £60,500
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
1238 1602 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.39% 42.01% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1273 1078
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,857
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Nottinghamshire +2 31 £35,000 +16.66% 15
Northamptonshire +20 18 £22,500 -25.00%
Leicestershire +1 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Lincolnshire - 9 - -
Derbyshire +14 7 £34,000 +36.00% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 76 (55.07%) C#
2 70 (50.72%) .NET
3 56 (40.58%) ASP.NET
4 49 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (30.43%) MVC
5 42 (30.43%) Windows
6 41 (29.71%) SQL Server
7 37 (26.81%) Computer Science
8 35 (25.36%) Google
9 34 (24.64%) TDD
10 33 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (23.19%) Software Engineering
12 29 (21.01%) SDLC
12 29 (21.01%) Degree
13 27 (19.57%) Selenium
13 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
14 26 (18.84%) Git (software)
15 25 (18.12%) Mathematics
15 25 (18.12%) OO
15 25 (18.12%) Web Services
15 25 (18.12%) AngularJS
16 24 (17.39%) C++
17 23 (16.67%) HTML
17 23 (16.67%) Physics
18 21 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (14.49%) RESTful
19 20 (14.49%) Redis
19 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
19 20 (14.49%) Jenkins
19 20 (14.49%) Elasticsearch

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 (14.49%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (4.35%) IIS
4 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Office
2 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.25%) Google Play
3 9 (6.52%) Slack
4 5 (3.62%) Office 365
5 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.90%) Sage Pay
6 3 (2.17%) iTunes
7 2 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.77%) SMPP
2 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.52%) ADSL
3 9 (6.52%) DHCP
3 9 (6.52%) DNS
4 7 (5.07%) Firewall
5 4 (2.90%) Internet
5 4 (2.90%) WAN
6 3 (2.17%) HTTP
6 3 (2.17%) VoIP
7 2 (1.45%) BGP
7 2 (1.45%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.45%) IPsec
7 2 (1.45%) LAN
7 2 (1.45%) MPLS
7 2 (1.45%) Network Security
7 2 (1.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.49%) Redis
3 19 (13.77%) Riak
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (19.57%) Selenium
2 26 (18.84%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.49%) Jenkins
4 19 (13.77%) NUnit
4 19 (13.77%) ReSharper
5 10 (7.25%) JUnit
6 9 (6.52%) Ranorex
7 8 (5.80%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.90%) Appium
9 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.45%) Android Studio
10 2 (1.45%) Gradle
10 2 (1.45%) Mockito
11 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.17%) Retail
3 2 (1.45%) Finance
3 2 (1.45%) French Language
3 2 (1.45%) German Language
3 2 (1.45%) Law
3 2 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (52.90%) Developer
2 43 (31.16%) .NET Developer
3 36 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 31 (22.46%) ASP.NET Developer
4 31 (22.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (22.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (18.12%) .NET Software Developer
5 25 (18.12%) C# Software Developer
6 20 (14.49%) Software Engineer
7 19 (13.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (10.14%) Software Developer
9 11 (7.97%) IT Support
9 11 (7.97%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Digital Developer
10 9 (6.52%) Graduate
11 8 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (5.80%) Consultant
11 8 (5.80%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (5.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 8 (5.80%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (50.72%) .NET
2 56 (40.58%) ASP.NET
3 25 (18.12%) AngularJS
3 25 (18.12%) Web Services
4 23 (16.67%) HTML
5 20 (14.49%) RESTful
6 19 (13.77%) WCF
7 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (11.59%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (10.14%) HTML5
8 14 (10.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 13 (9.42%) CSS
9 13 (9.42%) jQuery
10 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (8.70%) OpenGL
11 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (7.25%) Node.js
13 9 (6.52%) Ninject
13 9 (6.52%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.81%) Computer Science
2 25 (18.12%) Mathematics
3 23 (16.67%) Physics
4 13 (9.42%) Mobile App
5 10 (7.25%) iPhone
6 9 (6.52%) Blackberry
7 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.07%) e-Learning
8 6 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (4.35%) User Experience
9 5 (3.62%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.90%) Graphic Design
10 4 (2.90%) iPad
11 3 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
11 3 (2.17%) Clustering
11 3 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.17%) Replication
12 2 (1.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.43%) Windows
2 18 (13.04%) Android
3 14 (10.14%) Windows 10
4 12 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 11 (7.97%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.80%) Linux
7 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.43%) MVC
3 34 (24.64%) TDD
4 33 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 32 (23.19%) Software Engineering
6 29 (21.01%) SDLC
7 25 (18.12%) OO
8 16 (11.59%) SOLID
8 16 (11.59%) Web Development
9 13 (9.42%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (9.42%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.70%) Automated Testing
11 11 (7.97%) Image Processing
11 11 (7.97%) Web Application Development
12 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.25%) OOP
13 9 (6.52%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (6.52%) Open Source
13 9 (6.52%) Scrum
13 9 (6.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 76 (55.07%) C#
2 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 24 (17.39%) C++
4 18 (13.04%) Java
5 13 (9.42%) Python
6 11 (7.97%) SQL
7 8 (5.80%) Scala
8 7 (5.07%) PHP
9 6 (4.35%) C
10 4 (2.90%) Ruby
10 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.17%) VC++
12 2 (1.45%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.45%) VB
13 1 (0.72%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.72%) ES6
13 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) Degree
2 17 (12.32%) PhD
3 3 (2.17%) MCSA
3 3 (2.17%) MCSE
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.87%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) AirWatch
2 5 (3.62%) SCCM
3 4 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (25.36%) Google
2 20 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.07%) Cisco
4 4 (2.90%) Adobe
5 3 (2.17%) Apple
5 3 (2.17%) VMware
6 2 (1.45%) Citrix
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle
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