The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 57 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.56% - 0.88%
As % of the General category 7.50% - 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
200 167 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 34.19% 37.19% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 174 147 114
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Leicestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Leicester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) VB.NET
2 16 (76.19%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) Mobile App
3 15 (71.43%) Android
4 14 (66.67%) iPhone
4 14 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 14 (66.67%) Node.js
4 14 (66.67%) Ninject
4 14 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (66.67%) TDD
4 14 (66.67%) Google
4 14 (66.67%) WCF
4 14 (66.67%) VB
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 14 (66.67%) MVC
4 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (28.57%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) JSP
8 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
8 3 (14.29%) MySQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) DNN
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Flash Builder
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) Ninject
2 14 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 14 (66.67%) WCF
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) JSP
5 3 (14.29%) Flash
6 2 (9.52%) XHTML
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Mobile App
2 14 (66.67%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 14 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 14 (66.67%) TDD
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
1 14 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (14.29%) Game Development
3 2 (9.52%) OOP
3 2 (9.52%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (4.76%) Android Development
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) VB.NET
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) VB
3 6 (28.57%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) C
5 2 (9.52%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Adobe
Leicester, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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