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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 70 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.28% - 2.00%
As % of the General category 0.86% - 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 17
Average salary £38,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 - £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
233 247 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.86% 35.34% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 155 172 290
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
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 12 February 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
(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 £38,000 - 1
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) J2ME
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2ME
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Python
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