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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 65 66
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the General category - 1.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £19,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
162 135 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.51% 34.26% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 135 129 143
Average salary £43,401 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,350
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 23 September 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 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (71.43%) Node.js
1 5 (71.43%) Ninject
1 5 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
1 5 (71.43%) Android
1 5 (71.43%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) Magento
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XHTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (71.43%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Ninject
1 5 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) iPhone
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago