The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 66 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.86% - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £35,750 - £19,250
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 - £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £19,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Game Development
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
635 753 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.84% 87.35% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 501 641 507
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,671 £46,000 £57,427
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Leicestershire region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Game Development Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Game Development
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough - 1 £19,000 -
Game Development
East Midlands

Game Development
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Android SDK
2 5 (83.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (16.67%) DirectX
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Android Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (16.67%) DirectX
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree