The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -24.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 348 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.76% 77.51% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 392 300 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,776 £49,776 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Game Development
Leicestershire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Flash Builder
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Flash Builder
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (66.67%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe