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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 60 62
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.26% 0.85%
As % of the General category - 0.80% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £20,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
173 125 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 36.19% 32.89% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 143 118 143
Average salary £42,950 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £28,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) VB.NET
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) VB
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Google
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
3 9 (69.23%) Android
3 9 (69.23%) iPhone
3 9 (69.23%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (69.23%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (69.23%) Node.js
3 9 (69.23%) Ninject
3 9 (69.23%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (69.23%) Web Application Development
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
5 2 (15.38%) Magento
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) WordPress
3 1 (7.69%) DNN
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (69.23%) Ninject
2 9 (69.23%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Flash
5 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) iPhone
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
1 9 (69.23%) Domain-Driven Design
1 9 (69.23%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (69.23%) Web Application Development
2 1 (7.69%) Game Development
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) OOP
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) VB.NET
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) C
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe