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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / East Midlands
Rank 140 138 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 1.03% 1.47%
As % of the General category 1.72% 3.38% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 45
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £58,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
991 976 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.70% 30.48% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 752 680 951
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -20 11 £40,000 +10.34% 7
Northamptonshire +23 4 £18,500 -47.14%
Lincolnshire - 2 £39,500 - 1
Derbyshire +12 1 £40,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
3 27 (36.99%) Git (software)
4 25 (34.25%) Unreal Engine
5 24 (32.88%) C#
6 23 (31.51%) .NET
7 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
7 22 (30.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (30.14%) Slack
8 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
9 19 (26.03%) HTML
9 19 (26.03%) CSS
10 18 (24.66%) MVC
11 15 (20.55%) Windows
11 15 (20.55%) Android
12 14 (19.18%) Web Development
12 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
12 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
12 14 (19.18%) Finance
13 13 (17.81%) Kanban
13 13 (17.81%) DevOps
13 13 (17.81%) User Experience
14 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
14 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
14 12 (16.44%) C++
15 11 (15.07%) IIS
15 11 (15.07%) Web Services
15 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
15 11 (15.07%) Degree
16 10 (13.70%) Mobile App

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 11 (15.07%) IIS
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.37%) HipChat
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Slack
2 6 (8.22%) Sage Pay
3 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.48%) Office 365
5 3 (4.11%) Google Play
6 2 (2.74%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Firewall
1 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
1 10 (13.70%) WAN
2 5 (6.85%) BGP
2 5 (6.85%) EIGRP
2 5 (6.85%) IPsec
2 5 (6.85%) LAN
2 5 (6.85%) MPLS
2 5 (6.85%) Network Security
2 5 (6.85%) OSPF
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.74%) Redis
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Grunt
2 6 (8.22%) gulp
3 5 (6.85%) Android Studio
3 5 (6.85%) Gradle
3 5 (6.85%) JUnit
3 5 (6.85%) Mockito
3 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
5 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (19.18%) C# Developer
5 13 (17.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Junior
6 8 (10.96%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Junior C# Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Junior Developer
7 6 (8.22%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (6.85%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) Unreal Engine
2 23 (31.51%) .NET
3 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
4 19 (26.03%) CSS
4 19 (26.03%) HTML
5 11 (15.07%) Web Services
6 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (10.96%) CSS3
7 8 (10.96%) HTML5
7 8 (10.96%) jQuery
8 5 (6.85%) DirectX
8 5 (6.85%) Node.js
8 5 (6.85%) OpenGL
8 5 (6.85%) RxJava
8 5 (6.85%) WCF
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) User Experience
2 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.70%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.59%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (8.22%) Graphic Design
5 6 (8.22%) iPad
6 4 (5.48%) Fintech
7 3 (4.11%) iPhone
8 2 (2.74%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.74%) Online Games
8 2 (2.74%) PlayStation
8 2 (2.74%) Xbox
9 1 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Android
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.48%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (24.66%) MVC
4 14 (19.18%) Web Development
5 13 (17.81%) DevOps
5 13 (17.81%) Kanban
6 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
7 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.70%) Android Development
9 9 (12.33%) ITIL
10 8 (10.96%) Data Management
10 8 (10.96%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (10.96%) OO
10 8 (10.96%) Scrum
10 8 (10.96%) SOLID
11 7 (9.59%) Mathematics
11 7 (9.59%) Microservices
12 6 (8.22%) High Availability
12 6 (8.22%) OOP
13 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) C#
2 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.44%) C++
4 6 (8.22%) SQL
5 5 (6.85%) Apple Swift
5 5 (6.85%) Java
5 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) ECMAScript
7 2 (2.74%) ES6
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.74%) VC++
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.85%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (5.48%) CCNA
5 3 (4.11%) MCSA
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.74%) ISEB
6 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
1 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.85%) Puppet
2 5 (6.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco
3 7 (9.59%) Adobe
3 7 (9.59%) Apple
4 6 (8.22%) Google
5 3 (4.11%) Facebook
5 3 (4.11%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.37%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
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