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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 55 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.51% - 1.14%
As % of the General category 1.74% - 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £38,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
115 83 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 29.11% 21.56% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 81 62 159
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £22,700 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £70,000
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 28 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) J2ME
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2ME
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago