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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 138 100 124
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +24
Permanent jobs citing Games 45 82 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.41% 2.23% 1.95%
As % of the General category 4.38% 5.44% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 38 81 53
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1027 1507 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.11% 41.06% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 760 1186 1057
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -2 31 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Northamptonshire +4 7 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Derbyshire -12 6 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Leicestershire -1 3 £28,500 -36.66% 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 30 (40.00%) .NET
2 28 (37.33%) C#
3 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (26.67%) MVC
6 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 17 (22.67%) HTML
7 17 (22.67%) Java
7 17 (22.67%) Windows
8 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
8 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
9 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (17.33%) MCSE
9 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
9 13 (17.33%) AngularJS
10 12 (16.00%) CSS
11 11 (14.67%) Scrum
11 11 (14.67%) Python
11 11 (14.67%) Web Development
11 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.33%) Degree
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
13 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
13 9 (12.00%) Open Source
13 9 (12.00%) Selenium
13 9 (12.00%) jQuery
13 9 (12.00%) SCCM
13 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (12.00%) MCSA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (9.33%) Node.js
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Maya
2 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (10.67%) IaaS
3 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.00%) Office 365
4 4 (5.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) VoIP
2 5 (6.67%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) SMPP
3 2 (2.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Redis
2 5 (6.67%) Riak
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Selenium
2 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) NUnit
3 5 (6.67%) ReSharper
4 4 (5.33%) Ranorex
5 3 (4.00%) JUnit
5 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.33%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Local Government
3 2 (2.67%) French Language
3 2 (2.67%) German Language
3 2 (2.67%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Developer
2 12 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.67%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Graduate
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Graduate Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Graduate IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) .NET
2 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (22.67%) HTML
4 13 (17.33%) AngularJS
5 12 (16.00%) CSS
6 9 (12.00%) jQuery
6 9 (12.00%) Web Services
7 8 (10.67%) RESTful
8 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.33%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (8.00%) Durandal
9 6 (8.00%) WCF
9 6 (8.00%) XML
10 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.33%) J2EE
10 4 (5.33%) Spring
11 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.00%) HTML5
11 3 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Animation
4 2 (2.67%) Blog
4 2 (2.67%) Chemistry
4 2 (2.67%) iPad
4 2 (2.67%) iPhone
4 2 (2.67%) Physics
5 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.67%) Android
6 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) MVC
3 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.67%) Scrum
4 11 (14.67%) Web Development
5 9 (12.00%) Open Source
6 8 (10.67%) SDLC
7 7 (9.33%) B2B
7 7 (9.33%) TDD
8 6 (8.00%) BDD
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) OO
9 5 (6.67%) Android Development
9 5 (6.67%) Front End Development
9 5 (6.67%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.33%) Mobile Development
10 4 (5.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) C#
2 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.67%) Java
4 11 (14.67%) Python
5 7 (9.33%) SQL
6 6 (8.00%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.33%) VBA
8 3 (4.00%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) VB
9 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.67%) Ruby
9 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) MCSE
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.33%) Degree
3 9 (12.00%) MCSA
4 3 (4.00%) CEH
4 3 (4.00%) CISA
4 3 (4.00%) CISM
4 3 (4.00%) CISSP
4 3 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (4.00%) CSSLP
4 3 (4.00%) GIAC
4 3 (4.00%) MCP
4 3 (4.00%) SANS
4 3 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (4.00%) SSCP
5 2 (2.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Cisco
2 9 (12.00%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) Google
4 4 (5.33%) BT
5 3 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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