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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 105 150 161
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +11
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.79% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the General category 4.94% 1.01% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 13
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
1356 1094 1291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.16% 34.39% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 921 1080
Average salary £40,000 £40,600 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 30 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 30 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 +44 52 £40,000 - 5
Northamptonshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 5 £46,000 - 3
Leicestershire -1 2 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 74 (51.75%) Software Engineering
2 66 (46.15%) C#
3 59 (41.26%) Scrum
4 51 (35.66%) Finance
5 50 (34.97%) .NET
5 50 (34.97%) Eclipse
6 43 (30.07%) HTML
7 38 (26.57%) Subversion
7 38 (26.57%) Git (software)
7 38 (26.57%) Hudson
8 35 (24.48%) HTML5
8 35 (24.48%) Oracle
9 34 (23.78%) CSS
10 33 (23.08%) J2EE
10 33 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 33 (23.08%) Computer Science
11 32 (22.38%) SSL
11 32 (22.38%) MVC
12 31 (21.68%) WCF
13 30 (20.98%) Oracle Fusion
13 30 (20.98%) Middleware
13 30 (20.98%) SOA
13 30 (20.98%) BPEL
13 30 (20.98%) JDeveloper
14 29 (20.28%) Degree
15 27 (18.88%) Java
15 27 (18.88%) ASP.NET
15 27 (18.88%) TDD
16 26 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
17 25 (17.48%) MongoDB

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (9.09%) Node.js
3 10 (6.99%) CMS
4 9 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.20%) Apache
6 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.40%) WordPress
8 1 (0.70%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) GitHub
2 2 (1.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.38%) SSL
2 5 (3.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.40%) DMZ
3 2 (1.40%) DNS
3 2 (1.40%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.40%) DHCP
3 2 (1.40%) FTP
3 2 (1.40%) HTTP
3 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.40%) VPN
3 2 (1.40%) Firewall
3 2 (1.40%) SSH
3 2 (1.40%) VLAN
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.48%) MongoDB
2 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (11.19%) MySQL
5 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (34.97%) Eclipse
2 38 (26.57%) Subversion
2 38 (26.57%) Git (software)
2 38 (26.57%) Hudson
3 30 (20.98%) JDeveloper
4 25 (17.48%) Xcode
5 16 (11.19%) Visual Studio
6 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.39%) Maven
7 8 (5.59%) IntelliJ
7 8 (5.59%) NetBeans
7 8 (5.59%) Gradle
8 7 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.80%) Ant
10 1 (0.70%) Calabash
10 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.70%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.70%) TestNG
10 1 (0.70%) JUnit
General
1 51 (35.66%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Aerospace
2 6 (4.20%) Automotive
2 6 (4.20%) Marketing
3 3 (2.10%) Electronics
4 2 (1.40%) German Language
4 2 (1.40%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.70%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (50.35%) Software Engineer
2 52 (36.36%) Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Software Developer
4 17 (11.89%) .NET Developer
5 16 (11.19%) C# Developer
6 15 (10.49%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (8.39%) C Software Engineer
7 12 (8.39%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Graduate
11 6 (4.20%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Research Scientist
12 5 (3.50%) Junior
13 4 (2.80%) Web Developer
14 3 (2.10%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.97%) .NET
2 43 (30.07%) HTML
3 35 (24.48%) HTML5
4 34 (23.78%) CSS
5 33 (23.08%) J2EE
6 31 (21.68%) WCF
7 30 (20.98%) Oracle Fusion
7 30 (20.98%) Middleware
8 27 (18.88%) ASP.NET
9 23 (16.08%) CSS3
10 17 (11.89%) jQuery
10 17 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (9.09%) JMS
11 13 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (9.09%) Ninject
12 12 (8.39%) WPF
13 9 (6.29%) Silverlight
13 9 (6.29%) Spring
14 7 (4.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 25 (17.48%) Mathematics
2 25 (17.48%) Physics
3 15 (10.49%) Mobile App
4 13 (9.09%) iPhone
5 6 (4.20%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.40%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.40%) Replication
6 2 (1.40%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.70%) Animation
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Windows
1 20 (13.99%) Android
2 9 (6.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.75%) Software Engineering
2 59 (41.26%) Scrum
3 32 (22.38%) MVC
4 30 (20.98%) SOA
4 30 (20.98%) BPEL
5 27 (18.88%) TDD
6 25 (17.48%) Web Application Development
7 23 (16.08%) Web Development
8 17 (11.89%) Domain-Driven Design
9 14 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (6.99%) Image Processing
12 8 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.59%) Build Automation
13 7 (4.90%) OO
13 7 (4.90%) B2B
14 6 (4.20%) OOD
14 6 (4.20%) UML
15 5 (3.50%) BDD
15 5 (3.50%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.15%) C#
2 33 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 27 (18.88%) Java
4 25 (17.48%) Objective-C
5 19 (13.29%) VB
5 19 (13.29%) C++
6 15 (10.49%) VB.NET
7 14 (9.79%) C
8 8 (5.59%) SQL
9 5 (3.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.40%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 29 (20.28%) Degree
2 25 (17.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) NFS
1 2 (1.40%) Samba
1 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (24.48%) Oracle
2 13 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.40%) Adobe
4 2 (1.40%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.70%) Zend
5 1 (0.70%) Siemens
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