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 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 66 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.63% - 0.58%
As % of the General category 7.31% - 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 4
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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
342 267 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 35.92% 37.03% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 309 227 209
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 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

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

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 15 £40,000 - 2
Market Harborough - 3 £37,500 - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £32,500 -
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (82.05%) .NET
2 30 (76.92%) C#
3 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
4 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 25 (64.10%) MVC
5 25 (64.10%) TDD
5 25 (64.10%) WCF
5 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (64.10%) Web Application Development
5 25 (64.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 18 (46.15%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (41.03%) Mobile App
7 16 (41.03%) VB
7 16 (41.03%) VB.NET
8 15 (38.46%) Android
9 14 (35.90%) iPhone
9 14 (35.90%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (35.90%) Google
9 14 (35.90%) Node.js
9 14 (35.90%) Ninject
9 14 (35.90%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (28.21%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 11 (28.21%) Internet
11 7 (17.95%) NUnit
11 7 (17.95%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (17.95%) NHibernate
11 7 (17.95%) Subversion
11 7 (17.95%) LINQ

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (35.90%) Node.js
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) DNN
3 2 (5.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) SSH
2 3 (7.69%) VLAN
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) FTP
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) DMZ
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (64.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) NUnit
1 7 (17.95%) Subversion
1 7 (17.95%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.56%) Flash Builder
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
1 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.56%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) .NET
2 26 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 25 (64.10%) WCF
3 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (35.90%) Ninject
4 14 (35.90%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (28.21%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (17.95%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (17.95%) NHibernate
6 7 (17.95%) LINQ
6 7 (17.95%) MonoRail
6 7 (17.95%) Ajax
7 5 (12.82%) XML
7 5 (12.82%) HTML
8 4 (10.26%) CSS
9 3 (7.69%) jQuery
9 3 (7.69%) JSP
9 3 (7.69%) Flash
10 2 (5.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Mobile App
2 14 (35.90%) iPhone
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) MVC
1 25 (64.10%) TDD
1 25 (64.10%) Web Application Development
2 18 (46.15%) Domain-Driven Design
3 14 (35.90%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) CQRS
7 3 (7.69%) Game Development
7 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.13%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
8 2 (5.13%) RUP
8 2 (5.13%) OOP
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Network Management
8 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) VB
2 16 (41.03%) VB.NET
3 6 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) C
6 2 (5.13%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.13%) MCP
1 2 (5.13%) MCAD
1 2 (5.13%) MCSD
1 2 (5.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) NFS
1 3 (7.69%) Samba
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Google
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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Salary: £competitive salary dependent on experience
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Loughborough, Leicestershire
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