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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 97 113 142
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Games 82 75 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.28% 2.01% 0.75%
As % of the General category 5.58% 5.80% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80 43 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1469 1294 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.77% 34.74% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1048 859
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 35 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northamptonshire +1 18 £42,500 +36.00%
Derbyshire +25 16 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Leicestershire +16 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 92 (67.15%) C#
2 73 (53.28%) .NET
3 55 (40.15%) SQL Server
4 54 (39.42%) ASP.NET
5 52 (37.96%) HTML
5 52 (37.96%) MVC
6 51 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (35.77%) JavaScript
8 47 (34.31%) SQL
9 41 (29.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (27.01%) Degree
11 33 (24.09%) Java
11 33 (24.09%) .NET Framework
11 33 (24.09%) TDD
12 31 (22.63%) BDD
12 31 (22.63%) CSS
13 28 (20.44%) WCF
13 28 (20.44%) Web Application Development
14 25 (18.25%) jQuery
15 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
16 20 (14.60%) PHP
17 19 (13.87%) Windows
17 19 (13.87%) NUnit
17 19 (13.87%) LINQ
17 19 (13.87%) NHibernate
17 19 (13.87%) HTML5
17 19 (13.87%) Moq
18 18 (13.14%) Open Source
18 18 (13.14%) WPF
18 18 (13.14%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) CMS
2 1 (0.73%) WildFly
2 1 (0.73%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) Maya
3 1 (0.73%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP SD
1 2 (1.46%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.46%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) Internet
2 7 (5.11%) LAN
2 7 (5.11%) WAN
3 6 (4.38%) DHCP
3 6 (4.38%) LDAP
3 6 (4.38%) SAN
4 3 (2.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (40.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.92%) Pentaho
3 4 (2.92%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.92%) Big Data
3 4 (2.92%) MySQL
3 4 (2.92%) Impala
4 3 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.46%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.73%) Riak
6 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (13.87%) NUnit
1 19 (13.87%) Moq
2 15 (10.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.19%) Selenium
4 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.19%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.19%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.46%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.11%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Legal
2 4 (2.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.19%) Back Office
3 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (64.96%) Developer
2 37 (27.01%) .NET Developer
3 30 (21.90%) Junior
4 23 (16.79%) Junior Developer
5 20 (14.60%) C# Developer
6 19 (13.87%) Junior .NET Developer
6 19 (13.87%) Graduate
7 16 (11.68%) Consultant
8 11 (8.03%) Software Developer
8 11 (8.03%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (6.57%) Programmer
9 9 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Junior Consultant
10 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Applications Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (4.38%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Junior Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.38%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (53.28%) .NET
2 54 (39.42%) ASP.NET
3 52 (37.96%) HTML
4 41 (29.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (24.09%) .NET Framework
6 31 (22.63%) CSS
7 28 (20.44%) WCF
8 25 (18.25%) jQuery
9 19 (13.87%) LINQ
9 19 (13.87%) HTML5
9 19 (13.87%) NHibernate
10 18 (13.14%) WPF
11 10 (7.30%) WinForms
12 9 (6.57%) Web Services
12 9 (6.57%) JSON
13 8 (5.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 6 (4.38%) Silverlight
14 6 (4.38%) XML
15 5 (3.65%) Ajax
15 5 (3.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.65%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.65%) Physics
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.73%) Animation
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.73%) Online Games
8 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.73%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) Windows
2 9 (6.57%) Android
2 9 (6.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.73%) Solaris
3 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.96%) MVC
2 51 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (24.09%) TDD
4 31 (22.63%) BDD
5 28 (20.44%) Web Application Development
6 18 (13.14%) Open Source
7 17 (12.41%) Scrum
7 17 (12.41%) OO
8 16 (11.68%) Kanban
9 14 (10.22%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (9.49%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (9.49%) Software Engineering
10 13 (9.49%) CQRS
11 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.57%) Project Management
13 8 (5.84%) Web Development
14 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (4.38%) B2B
14 6 (4.38%) Android Development
15 5 (3.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (67.15%) C#
2 49 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 47 (34.31%) SQL
4 33 (24.09%) Java
5 20 (14.60%) PHP
6 8 (5.84%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.65%) C++
8 4 (2.92%) Python
8 4 (2.92%) Scala
9 3 (2.19%) PHP5
10 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.46%) C
11 1 (0.73%) VBScript
11 1 (0.73%) XAML
11 1 (0.73%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 37 (27.01%) Degree
2 5 (3.65%) PhD
3 2 (1.46%) SAP Certification
3 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) SLA
1 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.46%) XenApp
3 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.38%) VMware
3 4 (2.92%) Teradata
3 4 (2.92%) Talend
3 4 (2.92%) Ab Initio
3 4 (2.92%) Informatica
4 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.46%) Citrix
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle
4 2 (1.46%) SAP
5 1 (0.73%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
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