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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 62 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.28% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the General category 2.85% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
316 340 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.01% 36.40% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 237 291 240
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Games Salary Histogram 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 4 August 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
Leicester +11 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Lutterworth - 1 £45,000 -
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (90.48%) BDD
2 18 (85.71%) TDD
3 14 (66.67%) C#
4 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) Internet
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) OO
4 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 13 (61.90%) WCF
4 13 (61.90%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (61.90%) CQRS
4 13 (61.90%) Web Application Development
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Android SDK
5 5 (23.81%) Android Development
5 5 (23.81%) Game Development
5 5 (23.81%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
6 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
6 2 (9.52%) SAP ERP
6 2 (9.52%) SAP SD
6 2 (9.52%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) CRM

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP SD
1 2 (9.52%) SAP CRM
1 2 (9.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Management Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
1 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
1 13 (61.90%) WCF
1 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) BDD
2 18 (85.71%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) MVC
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) OO
3 13 (61.90%) CQRS
3 13 (61.90%) Web Application Development
3 13 (61.90%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 5 (23.81%) Game Development
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com