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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 105 151 153
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 78 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.15% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the General category 5.60% 1.53% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 57 12 16
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,600 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1392 1113 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 38.32% 34.93% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 925 1058
Average salary £40,857 £42,350 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Nottinghamshire +44 46 £42,500 -5.55%
Derbyshire - 20 £41,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 107 (72.79%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (53.06%) Software Engineering
3 64 (43.54%) Scrum
4 63 (42.86%) C#
5 54 (36.73%) HTML
5 54 (36.73%) Finance
6 51 (34.69%) Eclipse
7 50 (34.01%) .NET
8 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
9 44 (29.93%) CSS
10 40 (27.21%) HTML5
11 39 (26.53%) Hudson
11 39 (26.53%) Git (software)
11 39 (26.53%) Subversion
12 37 (25.17%) MVC
12 37 (25.17%) J2EE
13 33 (22.45%) User Experience
14 32 (21.77%) Oracle
15 31 (21.09%) Java
16 30 (20.41%) SOA
17 29 (19.73%) SSL
17 29 (19.73%) Middleware
17 29 (19.73%) JDeveloper
17 29 (19.73%) BPEL
17 29 (19.73%) Oracle Fusion
18 27 (18.37%) Computer Science
18 27 (18.37%) CSS3
19 25 (17.01%) Degree
20 24 (16.33%) Oracle Service Bus
21 23 (15.65%) MongoDB

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (16.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (7.48%) CMS
3 8 (5.44%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.08%) Node.js
5 5 (3.40%) Apache
5 5 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.04%) WordPress
7 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (7.48%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) GitHub
2 2 (1.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.73%) SSL
2 3 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.65%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.16%) MySQL
4 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (34.69%) Eclipse
2 39 (26.53%) Hudson
2 39 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 39 (26.53%) Subversion
3 29 (19.73%) JDeveloper
4 23 (15.65%) Xcode
5 15 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 15 (10.20%) Maven
6 10 (6.80%) Gradle
6 10 (6.80%) NetBeans
6 10 (6.80%) Visual Studio
6 10 (6.80%) IntelliJ
7 9 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.40%) Ant
8 5 (3.40%) Calabash
8 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.68%) Xdebug
General
1 54 (36.73%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Retail
3 6 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.08%) Automotive
4 5 (3.40%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (48.98%) Software Engineer
2 56 (38.10%) Developer
3 29 (19.73%) Software Developer
4 13 (8.84%) C# Developer
4 13 (8.84%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Lead Software Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) Graduate
8 8 (5.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
9 7 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.73%) HTML
2 50 (34.01%) .NET
3 44 (29.93%) CSS
4 40 (27.21%) HTML5
5 37 (25.17%) J2EE
6 29 (19.73%) Middleware
6 29 (19.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 27 (18.37%) CSS3
8 23 (15.65%) jQuery
9 22 (14.97%) WCF
10 18 (12.24%) WPF
10 18 (12.24%) ASP.NET
11 14 (9.52%) Spring
12 13 (8.84%) JMS
13 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.12%) Web Services
15 8 (5.44%) .NET Framework
15 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (5.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.45%) User Experience
2 27 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.56%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.56%) Physics
4 15 (10.20%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.08%) iPhone
5 6 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.04%) Social Gaming
7 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.36%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) Animation
8 1 (0.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.88%) Android
2 13 (8.84%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.48%) Windows
4 5 (3.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (72.79%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (53.06%) Software Engineering
3 64 (43.54%) Scrum
4 37 (25.17%) MVC
5 30 (20.41%) SOA
6 29 (19.73%) BPEL
7 23 (15.65%) TDD
8 22 (14.97%) Web Development
9 18 (12.24%) Web Application Development
10 15 (10.20%) B2B
11 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.80%) Build Automation
13 8 (5.44%) Domain-Driven Design
14 7 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.76%) BDD
15 6 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
15 6 (4.08%) UML
15 6 (4.08%) OOD
15 6 (4.08%) B2C
16 5 (3.40%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.86%) C#
2 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.09%) Java
4 23 (15.65%) Objective-C
5 12 (8.16%) C++
6 11 (7.48%) VB
7 10 (6.80%) SQL
8 8 (5.44%) C
9 7 (4.76%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.40%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 25 (17.01%) Degree
2 17 (11.56%) PhD
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (21.77%) Oracle
2 6 (4.08%) Google
3 2 (1.36%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.68%) Siemens
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe
4 1 (0.68%) Zend
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
PXtech.net
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Posted: 15 days ago