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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 72 96 71
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.90% 0.37% 1.76%
As % of the General category 4.97% 1.32% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £35,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
382 302 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.28% 27.58% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 296 235 223
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,750
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 29 January 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) C#
2 25 (46.30%) HTML
3 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 21 (38.89%) CSS
6 20 (37.04%) Java
7 18 (33.33%) SQL
8 16 (29.63%) Scrum
9 15 (27.78%) .NET
10 14 (25.93%) Finance
11 13 (24.07%) MVC
11 13 (24.07%) Subversion
11 13 (24.07%) Web Development
11 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
11 13 (24.07%) HTML5
11 13 (24.07%) CSS3
12 11 (20.37%) jQuery
12 11 (20.37%) Spring
12 11 (20.37%) J2EE
12 11 (20.37%) B2B
13 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
14 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
14 8 (14.81%) Hudson
14 8 (14.81%) User Experience
14 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
14 8 (14.81%) PHP
14 8 (14.81%) Maven
14 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
14 8 (14.81%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (12.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Subversion
1 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Hudson
2 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 8 (14.81%) Maven
3 7 (12.96%) NetBeans
3 7 (12.96%) IntelliJ
3 7 (12.96%) Gradle
4 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Law
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Lead Software Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Graduate
3 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Web Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Junior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) HTML
2 21 (38.89%) CSS
3 15 (27.78%) .NET
4 13 (24.07%) HTML5
4 13 (24.07%) CSS3
5 11 (20.37%) jQuery
5 11 (20.37%) Spring
5 11 (20.37%) J2EE
6 5 (9.26%) WCF
7 4 (7.41%) JSP
7 4 (7.41%) Struts
7 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.56%) WPF
8 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.70%) LAMP
9 2 (3.70%) OpenGL
9 2 (3.70%) DirectX
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) User Experience
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Social Gaming
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) Online Games
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.63%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) MVC
4 13 (24.07%) Web Development
5 11 (20.37%) B2B
6 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 7 (12.96%) Build Automation
7 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
8 6 (11.11%) Content Management
9 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) SOA
10 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.56%) Logistics
10 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Coaching
11 2 (3.70%) Game Development
11 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) C#
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 18 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (14.81%) PHP
6 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.56%) C
7 3 (5.56%) C++
8 2 (3.70%) PHP5
9 1 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) VBA
9 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle