The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 53 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.24% - 0.54%
As % of the General category 0.58% - 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £19,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Games
Leicestershire

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

General Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
172 178 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 41.15% 37.95% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 127 147 115
Average salary £40,000 £43,401 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.83% +8.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £23,800 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,810 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Games
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Games Salary Trend in Leicester

Games
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java