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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 87 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
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% 1.52%
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
338 264 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 35.14% 38.71% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 292 243 226
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 £29,925 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £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 25 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 25 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 (76.92%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) MVC
3 17 (65.38%) TDD
3 17 (65.38%) WCF
3 17 (65.38%) Domain-Driven Design
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (65.38%) Web Application Development
3 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (53.85%) VB
4 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
5 13 (50.00%) Google
5 13 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 13 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (50.00%) Node.js
5 13 (50.00%) Ninject
5 13 (50.00%) Android
5 13 (50.00%) iPhone
6 5 (19.23%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) MySQL
7 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) CQRS
8 3 (11.54%) Firewall

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) SSH
2 3 (11.54%) VLAN
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.85%) Publishing
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
4 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
2 17 (65.38%) WCF
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 13 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (50.00%) Ninject
4 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (11.54%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) XHTML
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) JSP
7 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) iPhone
1 13 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) MVC
1 17 (65.38%) TDD
1 17 (65.38%) Domain-Driven Design
1 17 (65.38%) Web Application Development
2 13 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (19.23%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) CQRS
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) RUP
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Network Management
7 1 (3.85%) Game Development
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) VB
2 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) NFS
1 3 (11.54%) Samba
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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