The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 115 145 132
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 78 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.97% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the General category 5.79% 2.31% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 23 24
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1347 997 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.99% 32.34% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 836 1098
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 25 £40,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire +3 23 £31,250 -16.66% 5
Northamptonshire +2 23 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £30,000 -
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (57.14%) C#
2 51 (48.57%) .NET
3 40 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 40 (38.10%) WCF
4 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
5 31 (29.52%) MVC
6 28 (26.67%) Scrum
6 28 (26.67%) HTML
7 27 (25.71%) Software Engineering
8 26 (24.76%) TDD
8 26 (24.76%) Windows
9 25 (23.81%) Degree
9 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 25 (23.81%) Web Application Development
10 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
11 21 (20.00%) HTML5
11 21 (20.00%) Android
11 21 (20.00%) Subversion
12 20 (19.05%) PhD
12 20 (19.05%) Mathematics
12 20 (19.05%) Physics
13 19 (18.10%) Mobile App
13 19 (18.10%) VB
13 19 (18.10%) VB.NET
14 18 (17.14%) Domain-Driven Design
15 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
16 16 (15.24%) CSS
16 16 (15.24%) Eclipse

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (13.33%) Node.js
2 11 (10.48%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.90%) WordPress
4 2 (1.90%) DNN
4 2 (1.90%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) GitHub
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.33%) SSL
2 12 (11.43%) Internet
3 5 (4.76%) Firewall
3 5 (4.76%) VLAN
4 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.81%) VPN
5 3 (2.86%) SSH
5 3 (2.86%) DNS
5 3 (2.86%) DHCP
5 3 (2.86%) FTP
5 3 (2.86%) HTTP
5 3 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.86%) DMZ
6 1 (0.95%) Wireless
6 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (10.48%) MySQL
3 11 (10.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Subversion
2 16 (15.24%) Eclipse
3 11 (10.48%) JDeveloper
3 11 (10.48%) Xcode
3 11 (10.48%) Hudson
3 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.57%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.67%) NUnit
5 7 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.95%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.95%) JUnit
6 1 (0.95%) Selenium
6 1 (0.95%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.95%) TestNG
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) German Language
3 2 (1.90%) Japanese Language
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Automotive
4 1 (0.95%) Korean Language
4 1 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 55 (52.38%) Developer
2 27 (25.71%) Software Engineer
3 25 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.48%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (8.57%) C Software Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Graduate
8 6 (5.71%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.81%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Junior
10 3 (2.86%) Architect
10 3 (2.86%) Tester
10 3 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.86%) Systems Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (48.57%) .NET
2 40 (38.10%) ASP.NET
2 40 (38.10%) WCF
3 28 (26.67%) HTML
4 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 21 (20.00%) HTML5
6 16 (15.24%) CSS
7 15 (14.29%) jQuery
7 15 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (13.33%) Ninject
9 13 (12.38%) WPF
10 11 (10.48%) Middleware
10 11 (10.48%) J2EE
10 11 (10.48%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (10.48%) Silverlight
10 11 (10.48%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (8.57%) CSS3
12 8 (7.62%) Ajax
13 7 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.05%) Mathematics
2 20 (19.05%) Physics
3 19 (18.10%) Mobile App
4 14 (13.33%) iPhone
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Windows
2 21 (20.00%) Android
3 7 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.52%) MVC
2 28 (26.67%) Scrum
3 27 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 26 (24.76%) TDD
5 25 (23.81%) Web Application Development
6 18 (17.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 15 (14.29%) Web Development
8 14 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (10.48%) SOA
9 11 (10.48%) BPEL
10 9 (8.57%) Image Processing
10 9 (8.57%) OO
11 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.67%) iOS Development
11 7 (6.67%) Product Management
12 5 (4.76%) Project Management
12 5 (4.76%) User Experience Design
13 4 (3.81%) Android Development
13 4 (3.81%) CQRS
13 4 (3.81%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.14%) C#
2 19 (18.10%) VB
2 19 (18.10%) VB.NET
3 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.29%) Java
4 15 (14.29%) C++
5 14 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 11 (10.48%) C
7 8 (7.62%) SQL
8 6 (5.71%) PHP
9 3 (2.86%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.90%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.95%) Ruby
11 1 (0.95%) Python
11 1 (0.95%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 25 (23.81%) Degree
2 20 (19.05%) PhD
3 2 (1.90%) MCTS
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.90%) MCP
3 2 (1.90%) MCAD
3 2 (1.90%) MCSD
4 1 (0.95%) CCIE
4 1 (0.95%) CCNP
4 1 (0.95%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Samba
1 3 (2.86%) NFS
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Google
1 14 (13.33%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) Adobe
3 3 (2.86%) VMware
3 3 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco
4 1 (0.95%) HP
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