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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 99 131 101
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -30
Permanent jobs citing Games 80 63 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.50% 1.65% 2.25%
As % of the General category 6.68% 4.14% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 60
Median salary £36,250 £25,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -39.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £55,500
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
1197 1520 1380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.45% 39.71% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1213 1114
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +20 45 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Leicestershire +5 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Northamptonshire +19 9 £22,500 -25.00% 3
Lincolnshire - 9 - -
Derbyshire +12 2 £37,000 +48.00%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 78 (51.32%) C#
2 69 (45.39%) .NET
3 61 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (36.18%) ASP.NET
5 47 (30.92%) SQL Server
6 46 (30.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 43 (28.29%) Windows
8 42 (27.63%) MVC
9 40 (26.32%) Computer Science
10 37 (24.34%) TDD
11 36 (23.68%) Git (software)
12 35 (23.03%) Google
13 31 (20.39%) OO
13 31 (20.39%) Web Services
13 31 (20.39%) Degree
13 31 (20.39%) Software Engineering
14 29 (19.08%) Mathematics
14 29 (19.08%) SDLC
15 27 (17.76%) Selenium
16 26 (17.11%) Android
16 26 (17.11%) AngularJS
16 26 (17.11%) HTML
17 24 (15.79%) Physics
17 24 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (15.79%) C++
17 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
18 22 (14.47%) Unreal Engine
18 22 (14.47%) Slack
19 21 (13.82%) Jenkins
19 21 (13.82%) 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 21 (13.82%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (5.92%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) Apache
3 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.92%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (14.47%) Slack
3 12 (7.89%) Google Play
4 5 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.63%) Office 365
5 4 (2.63%) Sage Pay
6 3 (1.97%) iTunes
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.50%) SMPP
1 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.24%) Firewall
3 10 (6.58%) WAN
4 9 (5.92%) ADSL
4 9 (5.92%) DHCP
4 9 (5.92%) DNS
5 5 (3.29%) BGP
5 5 (3.29%) EIGRP
5 5 (3.29%) IPsec
5 5 (3.29%) LAN
5 5 (3.29%) MPLS
5 5 (3.29%) Network Security
5 5 (3.29%) OSPF
6 4 (2.63%) Internet
7 3 (1.97%) HTTP
8 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.82%) Redis
3 19 (12.50%) Riak
4 16 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.29%) MySQL
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.76%) Selenium
3 21 (13.82%) Jenkins
4 19 (12.50%) NUnit
4 19 (12.50%) ReSharper
5 13 (8.55%) JUnit
6 9 (5.92%) Ranorex
7 8 (5.26%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.29%) Android Studio
9 5 (3.29%) Gradle
9 5 (3.29%) Mockito
10 4 (2.63%) Appium
10 4 (2.63%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (5.26%) Retail
2 7 (4.61%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.66%) French Language
4 1 (0.66%) German Language
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (52.63%) Developer
2 47 (30.92%) .NET Developer
3 39 (25.66%) C# Developer
4 33 (21.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 33 (21.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 33 (21.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (16.45%) .NET Software Developer
5 25 (16.45%) C# Software Developer
6 20 (13.16%) C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (13.16%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Graduate
7 12 (7.89%) IT Support
7 12 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (7.24%) Digital Developer
9 9 (5.92%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Junior
9 9 (5.92%) Junior Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (45.39%) .NET
2 55 (36.18%) ASP.NET
3 31 (20.39%) Web Services
4 26 (17.11%) AngularJS
4 26 (17.11%) HTML
5 22 (14.47%) Unreal Engine
6 21 (13.82%) RESTful
6 21 (13.82%) WCF
7 16 (10.53%) CSS
8 15 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (9.87%) HTML5
9 14 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (9.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 13 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 13 (8.55%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (8.55%) OpenGL
11 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (7.89%) Node.js
12 11 (7.24%) Ninject
13 10 (6.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 29 (19.08%) Mathematics
3 24 (15.79%) Physics
4 19 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 13 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.55%) User Experience
6 12 (7.89%) iPhone
7 9 (5.92%) Blackberry
8 7 (4.61%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (4.61%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (3.29%) Algorithms
9 5 (3.29%) e-Learning
10 4 (2.63%) Graphic Design
10 4 (2.63%) iPad
10 4 (2.63%) PlayStation
10 4 (2.63%) Xbox
11 3 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.97%) Clustering
11 3 (1.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.29%) Windows
2 26 (17.11%) Android
3 13 (8.55%) Windows 10
4 12 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.58%) Linux
5 10 (6.58%) Windows 8
6 9 (5.92%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 42 (27.63%) MVC
4 37 (24.34%) TDD
5 31 (20.39%) OO
5 31 (20.39%) Software Engineering
6 29 (19.08%) SDLC
7 20 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 19 (12.50%) SOLID
9 18 (11.84%) Domain-Driven Design
9 18 (11.84%) Web Development
10 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (8.55%) Web Application Development
11 12 (7.89%) Android Development
11 12 (7.89%) Automated Testing
11 12 (7.89%) DevOps
11 12 (7.89%) Image Processing
11 12 (7.89%) Kanban
11 12 (7.89%) OOP
12 11 (7.24%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.32%) C#
2 24 (15.79%) C++
2 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.16%) Java
4 15 (9.87%) SQL
5 12 (7.89%) Python
6 9 (5.92%) PHP
7 8 (5.26%) Scala
8 6 (3.95%) C
9 5 (3.29%) Apple Swift
9 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.63%) Ruby
10 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.97%) VC++
12 2 (1.32%) ECMAScript
12 2 (1.32%) ES6
12 2 (1.32%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (20.39%) Degree
2 17 (11.18%) PhD
3 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISEB
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) AirWatch
2 7 (4.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.29%) Puppet
4 4 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (23.03%) Google
2 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.92%) Cisco
4 5 (3.29%) Apple
5 4 (2.63%) Adobe
6 3 (1.97%) Citrix
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle
8 1 (0.66%) VMware
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