The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 84 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.21% 0.15% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.38% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
341 266 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 36.01% 38.72% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 292 243 231
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,625 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
East Midlands

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Games
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Games Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Games
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Leicester - 2 £40,000 - 1
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) C#
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) MVC
3 17 (68.00%) TDD
3 17 (68.00%) WCF
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (68.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 17 (68.00%) Web Application Development
3 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (56.00%) VB
4 14 (56.00%) VB.NET
5 13 (52.00%) Google
5 13 (52.00%) Mobile App
5 13 (52.00%) Node.js
5 13 (52.00%) Ninject
5 13 (52.00%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (52.00%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (52.00%) Android
5 13 (52.00%) iPhone
6 5 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) Internet
7 4 (16.00%) CQRS
7 4 (16.00%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) PHP
8 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 3 (12.00%) XML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 13 (52.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) DNN
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) FTP
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 2 (8.00%) DMZ
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) SSH
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (68.00%) WCF
2 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 13 (52.00%) Ninject
3 13 (52.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (16.00%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (12.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) XHTML
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) Flash
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Mobile App
1 13 (52.00%) iPhone
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) MVC
1 17 (68.00%) TDD
1 17 (68.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 17 (68.00%) Web Application Development
2 13 (52.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) CQRS
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Product Management
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Game Development
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) RUP
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) VB
2 14 (56.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) NFS
1 2 (8.00%) Samba
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
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