The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 43 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+41 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 46 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.55% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the General category 12.64% 1.46% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,600 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Games
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

General Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
364 343 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 35.97% 33.43% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 280 276 332
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Games
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Nottingham region.

Games Salary Trend in Nottingham

Games
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 73 (78.49%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (74.19%) Software Engineering
3 58 (62.37%) Scrum
4 54 (58.06%) Finance
5 51 (54.84%) Eclipse
6 39 (41.94%) Subversion
6 39 (41.94%) Git (software)
6 39 (41.94%) Hudson
7 37 (39.78%) CSS
7 37 (39.78%) HTML
7 37 (39.78%) J2EE
8 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
9 32 (34.41%) Oracle
10 31 (33.33%) User Experience
11 30 (32.26%) Java
11 30 (32.26%) SOA
12 29 (31.18%) Middleware
12 29 (31.18%) SSL
12 29 (31.18%) JDeveloper
12 29 (31.18%) Oracle Fusion
12 29 (31.18%) BPEL
13 26 (27.96%) HTML5
13 26 (27.96%) CSS3
13 26 (27.96%) C#
14 24 (25.81%) Oracle Service Bus
15 23 (24.73%) MongoDB
15 23 (24.73%) Xcode
15 23 (24.73%) Objective-C
16 19 (20.43%) MVC
17 15 (16.13%) B2B

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 24 (25.81%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (11.83%) CMS
3 8 (8.60%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.38%) Apache
4 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) GitHub
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.90%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (54.84%) Eclipse
2 39 (41.94%) Subversion
2 39 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 39 (41.94%) Hudson
3 29 (31.18%) JDeveloper
4 23 (24.73%) Xcode
5 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 15 (16.13%) Maven
6 10 (10.75%) Gradle
6 10 (10.75%) NetBeans
6 10 (10.75%) IntelliJ
7 5 (5.38%) Ant
8 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.08%) Xdebug
General
1 54 (58.06%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (68.82%) Software Engineer
2 19 (20.43%) Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Software Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Lead Software Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Graduate
6 8 (8.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Lead Software Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Software Manager
10 3 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
11 2 (2.15%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Software Engineering Manager
11 2 (2.15%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.78%) CSS
1 37 (39.78%) HTML
1 37 (39.78%) J2EE
2 29 (31.18%) Middleware
2 29 (31.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 26 (27.96%) HTML5
3 26 (27.96%) CSS3
4 14 (15.05%) Spring
4 14 (15.05%) .NET
5 13 (13.98%) JMS
6 11 (11.83%) jQuery
7 7 (7.53%) WCF
8 6 (6.45%) Web Services
9 5 (5.38%) WSDL
9 5 (5.38%) XSD
9 5 (5.38%) XSL
10 4 (4.30%) OpenGL
10 4 (4.30%) DirectX
10 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.33%) User Experience
2 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.23%) Social Gaming
3 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.38%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (78.49%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (74.19%) Software Engineering
3 58 (62.37%) Scrum
4 30 (32.26%) SOA
5 29 (31.18%) BPEL
6 19 (20.43%) MVC
7 15 (16.13%) B2B
8 14 (15.05%) Web Development
9 10 (10.75%) Build Automation
9 10 (10.75%) Web Application Development
9 10 (10.75%) TDD
10 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.45%) B2C
13 5 (5.38%) Content Management
13 5 (5.38%) BPMN
14 4 (4.30%) Android Development
14 4 (4.30%) iOS Development
14 4 (4.30%) Game Development
15 3 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
2 30 (32.26%) Java
3 26 (27.96%) C#
4 23 (24.73%) Objective-C
5 9 (9.68%) SQL
6 8 (8.60%) C++
7 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.30%) C
8 4 (4.30%) VB
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Puppet
1 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Oracle
2 2 (2.15%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.08%) Zend