The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - 58 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £19,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Game Development
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 320 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.33% 84.88% 77.56%
Number of salaries quoted 327 288 269
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Game Development
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Leicester region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Leicester

Game Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe