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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 117 167 136
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -31
Permanent jobs citing Games 54 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 0.64% 0.88%
As % of the General category 3.84% 2.25% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 27
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £16,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1408 1024 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.67% 28.41% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 820 941
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Derbyshire - 23 £36,000 -
Nottinghamshire +36 22 £33,750 -41.30% 1
Northamptonshire -21 4 £32,500 +41.30%
Lincolnshire - 2 £25,750 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 94 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (50.75%) C#
3 56 (41.79%) HTML
3 56 (41.79%) .NET
4 52 (38.81%) Software Engineering
5 49 (36.57%) JavaScript
6 44 (32.84%) Scrum
7 42 (31.34%) CSS
8 41 (30.60%) HTML5
9 34 (25.37%) Web Development
9 34 (25.37%) MVC
10 32 (23.88%) Finance
10 32 (23.88%) jQuery
11 30 (22.39%) WPF
11 30 (22.39%) Degree
12 26 (19.40%) Java
13 25 (18.66%) TDD
13 25 (18.66%) Subversion
13 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
14 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
15 21 (15.67%) ASP.NET
15 21 (15.67%) CSS3
15 21 (15.67%) .NET Framework
16 20 (14.93%) Maven
16 20 (14.93%) Hudson
16 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
16 20 (14.93%) Eclipse
17 19 (14.18%) J2EE
17 19 (14.18%) Spring
17 19 (14.18%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 15 (11.19%) CMS
2 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Drupal
4 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Maya
1 2 (1.49%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) SSL
2 1 (0.75%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (18.66%) Subversion
1 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.93%) Maven
2 20 (14.93%) Eclipse
2 20 (14.93%) Hudson
2 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.19%) Gradle
3 15 (11.19%) NetBeans
3 15 (11.19%) IntelliJ
4 6 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.73%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.73%) JDeveloper
5 5 (3.73%) Ant
5 5 (3.73%) Calabash
6 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Retail
3 7 (5.22%) Banking
4 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.48%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.73%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.99%) Electronics
7 3 (2.24%) Law
8 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.49%) Automotive
8 2 (1.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (42.54%) Developer
2 42 (31.34%) Software Engineer
3 24 (17.91%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Lead Software Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Programmer
6 10 (7.46%) Lead Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Lead Software Developer
7 9 (6.72%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Graduate
8 8 (5.97%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Games Programmer
8 8 (5.97%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.22%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (5.22%) ScrumMaster
9 7 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (41.79%) HTML
1 56 (41.79%) .NET
2 42 (31.34%) CSS
3 41 (30.60%) HTML5
4 32 (23.88%) jQuery
5 30 (22.39%) WPF
6 21 (15.67%) .NET Framework
6 21 (15.67%) ASP.NET
6 21 (15.67%) CSS3
7 19 (14.18%) J2EE
7 19 (14.18%) Spring
8 16 (11.94%) WCF
9 12 (8.96%) Web Services
9 12 (8.96%) XML
10 11 (8.21%) Silverlight
10 11 (8.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (7.46%) WinForms
12 9 (6.72%) XSD
12 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (5.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.19%) User Experience
3 14 (10.45%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.46%) Mathematics
5 9 (6.72%) Physics
6 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.24%) Social Gaming
7 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.24%) Animation
8 2 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.49%) Open Source
9 1 (0.75%) Statistics
9 1 (0.75%) EPoS
9 1 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.70%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.96%) Windows
3 9 (6.72%) Android
4 5 (3.73%) Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.81%) Software Engineering
3 44 (32.84%) Scrum
4 34 (25.37%) MVC
4 34 (25.37%) Web Development
5 25 (18.66%) TDD
6 15 (11.19%) Build Automation
6 15 (11.19%) Web Application Development
7 12 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.96%) B2B
8 11 (8.21%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.46%) Content Management
10 9 (6.72%) SOA
11 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.48%) UML
12 6 (4.48%) Kanban
12 6 (4.48%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.48%) Game Development
13 5 (3.73%) ATDD
13 5 (3.73%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.75%) C#
2 49 (36.57%) JavaScript
3 26 (19.40%) Java
4 18 (13.43%) SQL
5 11 (8.21%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.72%) C++
7 5 (3.73%) C
7 5 (3.73%) PHP
8 4 (2.99%) XPath
9 3 (2.24%) VB
9 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.49%) MAXScript
11 1 (0.75%) PHP5
11 1 (0.75%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (22.39%) Degree
2 9 (6.72%) PhD
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) Puppet
1 5 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.48%) Oracle
3 2 (1.49%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.49%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.75%) Facebook
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe
4 1 (0.75%) Siemens
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