The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 109 156 160
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.79% 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the General category 4.99% 1.00% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 15
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £26,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1342 1101 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.85% 34.44% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 936 1066
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +49 52 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Northamptonshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 5 £46,000 - 1
Leicestershire -12 2 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 73 (51.41%) Software Engineering
2 65 (45.77%) C#
3 57 (40.14%) Scrum
4 51 (35.92%) Finance
5 50 (35.21%) Eclipse
6 49 (34.51%) .NET
7 43 (30.28%) HTML
8 38 (26.76%) Subversion
8 38 (26.76%) Git (software)
8 38 (26.76%) Hudson
9 35 (24.65%) HTML5
9 35 (24.65%) Oracle
10 34 (23.94%) Computer Science
11 33 (23.24%) J2EE
11 33 (23.24%) CSS
11 33 (23.24%) SSL
12 32 (22.54%) JavaScript
12 32 (22.54%) WCF
13 30 (21.13%) Degree
13 30 (21.13%) Oracle Fusion
13 30 (21.13%) JDeveloper
13 30 (21.13%) BPEL
13 30 (21.13%) Middleware
13 30 (21.13%) SOA
13 30 (21.13%) MVC
14 28 (19.72%) ASP.NET
15 27 (19.01%) Java
15 27 (19.01%) PhD
15 27 (19.01%) Mathematics
15 27 (19.01%) Physics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (18.31%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (9.15%) Node.js
3 10 (7.04%) CMS
4 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.93%) Apache
6 4 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.41%) WordPress
8 1 (0.70%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) GitHub
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.24%) SSL
2 5 (3.52%) Internet
3 3 (2.11%) Firewall
3 3 (2.11%) SSH
3 3 (2.11%) VLAN
3 3 (2.11%) DHCP
3 3 (2.11%) FTP
3 3 (2.11%) HTTP
3 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.11%) VPN
3 3 (2.11%) DNS
3 3 (2.11%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.11%) DMZ
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) MongoDB
2 21 (14.79%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.97%) MySQL
3 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (35.21%) Eclipse
2 38 (26.76%) Subversion
2 38 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 38 (26.76%) Hudson
3 30 (21.13%) JDeveloper
4 25 (17.61%) Xcode
5 17 (11.97%) Visual Studio
6 12 (8.45%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.45%) Maven
7 8 (5.63%) NetBeans
7 8 (5.63%) IntelliJ
7 8 (5.63%) Gradle
8 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.82%) Ant
10 1 (0.70%) JUnit
10 1 (0.70%) TestNG
10 1 (0.70%) Xdebug
General
1 51 (35.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Aerospace
2 6 (4.23%) Automotive
2 6 (4.23%) Marketing
3 2 (1.41%) German Language
3 2 (1.41%) Japanese Language
3 2 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) Korean Language
4 1 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (50.70%) Software Engineer
2 53 (37.32%) Developer
3 25 (17.61%) Software Developer
4 17 (11.97%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.97%) C# Developer
5 16 (11.27%) C# Software Developer
6 12 (8.45%) C Software Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Lead Software Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Research Scientist
10 6 (4.23%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Junior
11 5 (3.52%) Graduate
11 5 (3.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 4 (2.82%) Web Developer
13 3 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.51%) .NET
2 43 (30.28%) HTML
3 35 (24.65%) HTML5
4 33 (23.24%) J2EE
4 33 (23.24%) CSS
5 32 (22.54%) WCF
6 30 (21.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 30 (21.13%) Middleware
7 28 (19.72%) ASP.NET
8 22 (15.49%) CSS3
9 18 (12.68%) jQuery
10 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (9.15%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (9.15%) Ninject
11 13 (9.15%) JMS
12 12 (8.45%) WPF
13 10 (7.04%) Silverlight
14 9 (6.34%) Spring
15 7 (4.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.94%) Computer Science
2 27 (19.01%) Mathematics
2 27 (19.01%) Physics
3 13 (9.15%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.15%) iPhone
4 6 (4.23%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.11%) Replication
6 2 (1.41%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.70%) Animation
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.49%) Windows
2 19 (13.38%) Android
3 8 (5.63%) Linux
4 7 (4.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (51.41%) Software Engineering
2 57 (40.14%) Scrum
3 30 (21.13%) MVC
3 30 (21.13%) SOA
3 30 (21.13%) BPEL
4 26 (18.31%) TDD
5 25 (17.61%) Web Application Development
6 24 (16.90%) Web Development
7 17 (11.97%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (9.15%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.75%) Image Processing
10 8 (5.63%) Build Automation
11 7 (4.93%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.93%) B2B
11 7 (4.93%) OO
12 6 (4.23%) UML
12 6 (4.23%) OOD
13 5 (3.52%) B2C
13 5 (3.52%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.77%) C#
2 32 (22.54%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.01%) Java
4 25 (17.61%) Objective-C
5 19 (13.38%) VB
5 19 (13.38%) C++
6 15 (10.56%) VB.NET
7 14 (9.86%) C
8 7 (4.93%) SQL
9 5 (3.52%) PHP
10 2 (1.41%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (21.13%) Degree
2 27 (19.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) NFS
1 3 (2.11%) Samba
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Puppet
1 4 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (24.65%) Oracle
2 13 (9.15%) Google
3 3 (2.11%) VMware
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) Siemens
5 1 (0.70%) Zend
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