The 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 65 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.51% 2.57% -
As % of the General category 3.75% 7.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Games
East Midlands

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

General Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
293 335 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.14% 35.91% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 234 303 228
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 28 April 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
Lutterworth - 11 £45,000 - 1
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) OO
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
1 11 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) CQRS
1 11 (100.00%) Web Application Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) OO
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) CQRS
1 11 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
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