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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 138 126 160
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Permanent jobs citing Games 31 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.98% 1.37% 1.02%
As % of the General category 3.04% 3.48% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 33
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,325 £24,500 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £57,250 £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
1019 1236 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.07% 39.44% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 705 964 864
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +17 27 £35,000 -6.66%
Derbyshire -16 6 £29,252 -18.74% 3
Leicestershire - 2 £38,000 - 3
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (44.44%) C#
2 35 (43.21%) .NET
3 32 (39.51%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.10%) HTML
4 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (29.63%) Java
5 24 (29.63%) ASP.NET
6 22 (27.16%) SQL
7 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
8 18 (22.22%) Windows
8 18 (22.22%) Degree
9 17 (20.99%) Scrum
10 15 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 14 (17.28%) CSS
12 13 (16.05%) XML
12 13 (16.05%) PHP
12 13 (16.05%) TDD
12 13 (16.05%) Open Source
13 12 (14.81%) Kanban
13 12 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (14.81%) IaaS
13 12 (14.81%) MVC
13 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (14.81%) MCSE
13 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 12 (14.81%) VBA
14 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
15 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
15 9 (11.11%) BDD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (4.94%) Node.js
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Maya
1 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (14.81%) IaaS
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.88%) PaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
1 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Moq
1 8 (9.88%) NUnit
1 8 (9.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Bower
4 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.23%) Grunt
4 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.41%) Marketing
2 3 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) Consultant
2 19 (23.46%) Graduate
3 13 (16.05%) Junior
4 12 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 11 (13.58%) IT Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (11.11%) IT Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Junior Developer
7 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Graduate Consultant
7 8 (9.88%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) .NET
2 26 (32.10%) HTML
3 24 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 14 (17.28%) CSS
5 13 (16.05%) XML
6 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
7 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
7 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (9.88%) LINQ
7 8 (9.88%) NHibernate
8 5 (6.17%) Durandal
8 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.17%) J2EE
8 5 (6.17%) jQuery
8 5 (6.17%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (6.17%) Spring
9 4 (4.94%) JSP
9 4 (4.94%) Struts
10 3 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.88%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.88%) User Experience
3 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.94%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) iPad
5 2 (2.47%) iPhone
5 2 (2.47%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 8 (9.88%) Android
3 8 (9.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Phone
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Scrum
3 13 (16.05%) Open Source
3 13 (16.05%) TDD
4 12 (14.81%) Kanban
4 12 (14.81%) MVC
4 12 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (11.11%) BDD
5 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.88%) iOS Development
6 8 (9.88%) Web Application Development
6 8 (9.88%) Web Development
7 7 (8.64%) B2B
8 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 5 (6.17%) Front End Development
10 4 (4.94%) Android Development
10 4 (4.94%) API Development
10 4 (4.94%) DevOps
10 4 (4.94%) SDLC
10 4 (4.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) C#
2 32 (39.51%) JavaScript
3 24 (29.63%) Java
4 22 (27.16%) SQL
5 13 (16.05%) PHP
6 12 (14.81%) VBA
7 8 (9.88%) Python
8 4 (4.94%) C++
9 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.47%) C
11 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.23%) VB
11 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 12 (14.81%) MCSE
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.94%) MCSA
4 3 (3.70%) CEH
4 3 (3.70%) CISA
4 3 (3.70%) CISM
4 3 (3.70%) CISSP
4 3 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (3.70%) CSSLP
4 3 (3.70%) GIAC
4 3 (3.70%) MCP
4 3 (3.70%) SANS
4 3 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (3.70%) SSCP
5 2 (2.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Apple
3 4 (4.94%) BT
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco
3 4 (4.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.23%) Facebook
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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