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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 83 80
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.29% 0.50%
As % of the General category - 0.79% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £19,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
328 253 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.05% 36.35% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 280 227 237
Average salary £40,000 £40,600 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) WCF
2 11 (68.75%) Domain-Driven Design
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (68.75%) Web Application Development
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 9 (56.25%) VB.NET
4 8 (50.00%) VB
4 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (50.00%) Node.js
4 8 (50.00%) Ninject
4 8 (50.00%) Android
4 8 (50.00%) iPhone
4 8 (50.00%) Google
5 4 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) CQRS
7 2 (12.50%) Magento

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) WordPress
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
2 11 (68.75%) WCF
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (50.00%) Ninject
4 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (18.75%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) XHTML
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) JSP
6 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) iPhone
1 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
1 11 (68.75%) Domain-Driven Design
1 11 (68.75%) Web Application Development
2 8 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) CQRS
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Game Development
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) VB.NET
3 8 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago