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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 69 68 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.14% 1.54% 0.91%
As % of the General category 0.35% 3.46% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 9
Median salary £24,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
288 318 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.45% 44.48% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 201 253 281
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 £24,000 - 3
Loughborough - 1 £24,000 -
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) J2ME
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) J2ME
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
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