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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 101 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 78 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.13% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the General category 5.36% 2.62% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 68 22 21
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £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
1456 1069 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.67% 30.99% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 924 967
Average salary £40,000 £41,368 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.30% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +37 36 £43,750 -23.91% 3
Derbyshire +29 29 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Northamptonshire -11 13 £32,500 +41.30%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (74.31%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (49.31%) Software Engineering
3 64 (44.44%) C#
4 60 (41.67%) Scrum
5 57 (39.58%) HTML
6 54 (37.50%) .NET
7 49 (34.03%) JavaScript
7 49 (34.03%) Finance
8 44 (30.56%) CSS
8 44 (30.56%) HTML5
9 39 (27.08%) Eclipse
10 35 (24.31%) Subversion
10 35 (24.31%) Git (software)
11 33 (22.92%) MVC
12 32 (22.22%) Hudson
13 31 (21.53%) Web Development
14 30 (20.83%) J2EE
14 30 (20.83%) Java
15 27 (18.75%) Degree
15 27 (18.75%) CSS3
16 26 (18.06%) jQuery
17 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
17 25 (17.36%) User Experience
18 24 (16.67%) WPF
18 24 (16.67%) TDD
19 22 (15.28%) SOA
20 21 (14.58%) Oracle
21 20 (13.89%) WCF
22 19 (13.19%) Oracle Fusion
22 19 (13.19%) JDeveloper

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.72%) CMS
1 14 (9.72%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (4.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.47%) Apache
4 2 (1.39%) Node.js
5 1 (0.69%) Drupal
5 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) GitHub
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) SSL
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.03%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.86%) MySQL
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (27.08%) Eclipse
2 35 (24.31%) Subversion
2 35 (24.31%) Git (software)
3 32 (22.22%) Hudson
4 19 (13.19%) JDeveloper
5 18 (12.50%) Maven
5 18 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 13 (9.03%) Gradle
6 13 (9.03%) Xcode
6 13 (9.03%) NetBeans
6 13 (9.03%) IntelliJ
7 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.47%) Ant
9 5 (3.47%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.47%) Calabash
10 1 (0.69%) Xdebug
General
1 49 (34.03%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Banking
2 7 (4.86%) Retail
3 6 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 6 (4.17%) Automotive
3 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.47%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Electronics
5 4 (2.78%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (43.06%) Software Engineer
2 59 (40.97%) Developer
3 31 (21.53%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.03%) C# Developer
4 13 (9.03%) Lead Software Engineer
4 13 (9.03%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Lead Software Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Lead Developer
6 9 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.25%) Graduate
7 7 (4.86%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.86%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (4.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Research Scientist
8 6 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Programmer
8 6 (4.17%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (39.58%) HTML
2 54 (37.50%) .NET
3 44 (30.56%) CSS
3 44 (30.56%) HTML5
4 30 (20.83%) J2EE
5 27 (18.75%) CSS3
6 26 (18.06%) jQuery
7 24 (16.67%) WPF
8 20 (13.89%) WCF
9 19 (13.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 19 (13.19%) Middleware
10 17 (11.81%) Spring
11 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 14 (9.72%) .NET Framework
13 12 (8.33%) Web Services
14 11 (7.64%) XML
14 11 (7.64%) Silverlight
15 9 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (6.25%) XSD
16 8 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
1 25 (17.36%) User Experience
2 15 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.42%) Mathematics
2 15 (10.42%) Physics
3 6 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.08%) Social Gaming
5 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.69%) Online Games
6 1 (0.69%) Statistics
6 1 (0.69%) Animation
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Windows
2 12 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.64%) Android
4 5 (3.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (74.31%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (49.31%) Software Engineering
3 60 (41.67%) Scrum
4 33 (22.92%) MVC
5 31 (21.53%) Web Development
6 24 (16.67%) TDD
7 22 (15.28%) SOA
8 19 (13.19%) BPEL
9 15 (10.42%) B2B
9 15 (10.42%) Web Application Development
10 13 (9.03%) Build Automation
11 11 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.94%) UML
13 8 (5.56%) Content Management
14 6 (4.17%) OO
14 6 (4.17%) OOD
14 6 (4.17%) Mentoring
15 5 (3.47%) BDD
15 5 (3.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (44.44%) C#
2 49 (34.03%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.83%) Java
4 16 (11.11%) SQL
5 13 (9.03%) Objective-C
6 11 (7.64%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.25%) C++
8 6 (4.17%) C
8 6 (4.17%) VB
9 5 (3.47%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.78%) XPath
11 3 (2.08%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (18.75%) Degree
2 15 (10.42%) PhD
3 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Puppet
1 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Oracle
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.39%) Google
3 2 (1.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.69%) Zend
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe
4 1 (0.69%) Siemens
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Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + games room etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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