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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / East Midlands
Rank 145 146 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.94% 1.45%
As % of the General category 1.81% 2.79% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 37
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £27,626 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
993 1075 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.04% 33.83% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 769 783 1007
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -12 9 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Northamptonshire - 8 £25,500 - 1
Derbyshire +8 1 £40,000 +15.52%
Lincolnshire - 1 £29,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 38 (39.58%) .NET
3 38 (39.58%) C#
4 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 26 (27.08%) Git (software)
5 26 (27.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (26.04%) Unreal Engine
6 25 (26.04%) MVC
6 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
7 22 (22.92%) Slack
8 21 (21.88%) HTML
8 21 (21.88%) CSS
8 21 (21.88%) Android
9 19 (19.79%) Windows
10 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 17 (17.71%) Web Development
12 16 (16.67%) TDD
12 16 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 16 (16.67%) Mobile App
13 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (15.63%) Google
14 14 (14.58%) DevOps
14 14 (14.58%) Finance
14 14 (14.58%) C++
14 14 (14.58%) IIS
15 13 (13.54%) OOP
15 13 (13.54%) OO
15 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP

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 14 (14.58%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) Apache
2 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.08%) WordPress
5 1 (1.04%) Confluence
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.04%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.92%) Slack
2 9 (9.38%) Google Play
2 9 (9.38%) Sage Pay
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.17%) Office 365
5 3 (3.13%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.42%) Firewall
2 10 (10.42%) WAN
3 5 (5.21%) BGP
3 5 (5.21%) EIGRP
3 5 (5.21%) IPsec
3 5 (5.21%) LAN
3 5 (5.21%) MPLS
3 5 (5.21%) Network Security
3 5 (5.21%) OSPF
4 3 (3.13%) ADSL
4 3 (3.13%) DHCP
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
4 3 (3.13%) HTTP
4 3 (3.13%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) MySQL
5 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.08%) Redis
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.04%) QlikView
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.25%) Grunt
2 6 (6.25%) gulp
3 5 (5.21%) Android Studio
3 5 (5.21%) Gradle
3 5 (5.21%) JUnit
3 5 (5.21%) Mockito
3 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.13%) Subversion
5 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) Developer
2 32 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Junior
6 11 (11.46%) Junior .NET Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Junior C# Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Junior Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Digital Developer
8 8 (8.33%) PHP Developer
9 7 (7.29%) IT Support
10 6 (6.25%) IT Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.21%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.58%) .NET
2 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 25 (26.04%) Unreal Engine
4 21 (21.88%) CSS
4 21 (21.88%) HTML
5 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (13.54%) WCF
7 12 (12.50%) Web Services
8 11 (11.46%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (10.42%) Node.js
10 9 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (9.38%) Ninject
11 8 (8.33%) CSS3
11 8 (8.33%) HTML5
11 8 (8.33%) jQuery
12 6 (6.25%) DirectX
12 6 (6.25%) OpenGL
12 6 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.54%) User Experience
3 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.38%) Graphic Design
4 9 (9.38%) iPad
4 9 (9.38%) iPhone
5 8 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 7 (7.29%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (4.17%) PlayStation
7 4 (4.17%) Xbox
8 3 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.13%) Fintech
8 3 (3.13%) Physics
9 2 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (2.08%) Online Games
10 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Android
2 19 (19.79%) Windows
3 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.29%) Windows 10
4 5 (5.21%) Linux
5 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (26.04%) MVC
4 17 (17.71%) Web Development
5 16 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 16 (16.67%) TDD
6 14 (14.58%) DevOps
7 13 (13.54%) Kanban
7 13 (13.54%) OO
7 13 (13.54%) OOP
7 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 11 (11.46%) SOLID
9 11 (11.46%) Web Application Development
10 10 (10.42%) Android Development
10 10 (10.42%) Scrum
11 9 (9.38%) Data Management
11 9 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (9.38%) ITIL
12 7 (7.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) C#
2 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.58%) C++
4 11 (11.46%) SQL
5 9 (9.38%) Java
5 9 (9.38%) PHP
6 5 (5.21%) Apple Swift
6 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.17%) Python
7 4 (4.17%) Ruby
8 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.13%) VC++
9 2 (2.08%) ECMAScript
9 2 (2.08%) ES6
10 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Degree
2 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.21%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (3.13%) CCNA
4 3 (3.13%) MCSA
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.21%) Puppet
3 4 (4.17%) SCCM
4 3 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Google
3 9 (9.38%) Adobe
3 9 (9.38%) Cisco
4 6 (6.25%) Apple
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) VMware
6 2 (2.08%) Facebook
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
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