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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 69 58
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the General category - 1.41% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £19,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
156 142 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.00% 31.84% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 132 130 117
Average salary £44,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,500 £23,610
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 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) Ninject
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Ninject
1 3 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + games room etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago