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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 112 115 127
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 72 73 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.17% 1.99% 1.70%
As % of the General category 5.82% 4.76% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 67 71 29
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,500
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
1237 1534 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.36% 41.76% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1233 1045
Median salary £42,022 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,775
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 June 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 June 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 +5 33 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Northamptonshire +31 29 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire +1 9 £34,000 +36.00% 1
Leicestershire -1 1 £24,000 -46.66% 4
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 60 (55.05%) C#
2 55 (50.46%) .NET
3 38 (34.86%) ASP.NET
4 34 (31.19%) MVC
4 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (31.19%) Computer Science
5 30 (27.52%) Windows
5 30 (27.52%) Software Engineering
6 29 (26.61%) Degree
7 26 (23.85%) Selenium
8 25 (22.94%) SDLC
9 23 (21.10%) Web Services
9 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
9 23 (21.10%) HTML
9 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
10 21 (19.27%) Git (software)
10 21 (19.27%) RESTful
10 21 (19.27%) Google
10 21 (19.27%) TDD
10 21 (19.27%) AngularJS
11 20 (18.35%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (18.35%) Mathematics
11 20 (18.35%) Physics
11 20 (18.35%) C++
12 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (17.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (16.51%) Redis
13 18 (16.51%) Riak
13 18 (16.51%) NUnit
13 18 (16.51%) ReSharper

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 20 (18.35%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Maya
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.34%) Office 365
3 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) Google Play
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) SMPP
2 6 (5.50%) VoIP
3 5 (4.59%) Firewall
4 2 (1.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.51%) Redis
2 18 (16.51%) Riak
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.83%) Big Data
4 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.83%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Selenium
2 21 (19.27%) Git (software)
3 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
3 18 (16.51%) NUnit
3 18 (16.51%) ReSharper
4 9 (8.26%) Ranorex
5 8 (7.34%) JUnit
5 8 (7.34%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.67%) Appium
7 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.92%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.75%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) French Language
3 2 (1.83%) German Language
3 2 (1.83%) Law
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (52.29%) Developer
2 32 (29.36%) C# Developer
3 28 (25.69%) .NET Developer
4 27 (24.77%) C# Software Developer
5 26 (23.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (23.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (23.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (22.02%) .NET Software Developer
7 17 (15.60%) Software Engineer
8 16 (14.68%) C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (12.84%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.34%) Consultant
10 8 (7.34%) Test Automation Consultant
10 8 (7.34%) Test Consultant
10 8 (7.34%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) C# WCF Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Designer
11 6 (5.50%) Graduate
11 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.46%) .NET
2 38 (34.86%) ASP.NET
3 23 (21.10%) HTML
3 23 (21.10%) Web Services
4 21 (19.27%) AngularJS
4 21 (19.27%) RESTful
5 14 (12.84%) jQuery
6 13 (11.93%) CSS
6 13 (11.93%) HTML5
6 13 (11.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 12 (11.01%) WCF
8 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (8.26%) OpenGL
9 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (6.42%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (6.42%) Node.js
10 6 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (5.50%) Silverlight
10 6 (5.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.35%) Mathematics
2 20 (18.35%) Physics
3 7 (6.42%) e-Learning
4 5 (4.59%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.59%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.75%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.75%) iPhone
7 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.83%) Animation
7 2 (1.83%) Blog
7 2 (1.83%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.83%) iPad
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) EPoS
8 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Life Science
8 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.52%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Windows 10
2 8 (7.34%) Windows Server
2 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.42%) Android
3 7 (6.42%) Linux
4 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (31.19%) MVC
2 30 (27.52%) Software Engineering
3 25 (22.94%) SDLC
4 21 (19.27%) TDD
5 19 (17.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (15.60%) OO
7 15 (13.76%) Web Development
8 11 (10.09%) Scrum
8 11 (10.09%) SOLID
9 10 (9.17%) Open Source
10 9 (8.26%) ITIL
10 9 (8.26%) Line Management
10 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.34%) Image Processing
11 8 (7.34%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.42%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.50%) B2B
13 6 (5.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 60 (55.05%) C#
2 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.35%) C++
4 17 (15.60%) Java
5 15 (13.76%) Python
6 8 (7.34%) Scala
7 6 (5.50%) C
8 5 (4.59%) SQL
9 4 (3.67%) VB
10 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.83%) PHP
10 2 (1.83%) Ruby
10 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Degree
2 17 (15.60%) PhD
3 6 (5.50%) MCSA
3 6 (5.50%) MCSE
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.83%) CEH
4 2 (1.83%) CISA
4 2 (1.83%) CISM
4 2 (1.83%) CISSP
4 2 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.83%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.83%) GIAC
4 2 (1.83%) SANS
4 2 (1.83%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (1.83%) SSCP
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Google
2 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.34%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) VMware
5 2 (1.83%) Apple
5 2 (1.83%) Citrix
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle
6 1 (0.92%) BT
6 1 (0.92%) Facebook
6 1 (0.92%) Twitter
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