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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 59 60 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 35 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.92% 3.54% 1.35%
As % of the General category 7.40% 9.34% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 13
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,250 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
473 396 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 39.42% 37.93% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 356 273 265
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,800 £27,514
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 28 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (65.52%) C#
2 31 (53.45%) SQL
3 30 (51.72%) JavaScript
4 29 (50.00%) HTML
4 29 (50.00%) Java
5 19 (32.76%) .NET
6 17 (29.31%) PHP
7 16 (27.59%) CSS
8 14 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (24.14%) Open Source
9 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
11 11 (18.97%) Degree
12 10 (17.24%) WCF
12 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
13 9 (15.52%) MVC
14 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.79%) jQuery
14 8 (13.79%) HTML5
14 8 (13.79%) Apple iOS
15 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.34%) Windows
16 6 (10.34%) B2B
17 5 (8.62%) SOA
17 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
17 5 (8.62%) Ajax
17 5 (8.62%) Android
18 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
18 4 (6.90%) Test Automation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (1.72%) WildFly
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) Riak
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.90%) Moq
1 4 (6.90%) NUnit
2 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
2 3 (5.17%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Junior
3 13 (22.41%) Consultant
4 11 (18.97%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (13.79%) Junior Consultant
5 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Junior Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Programmer
7 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Junior Technical Consultant
8 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Lead Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Junior C# Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Lead Software Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) HTML
2 19 (32.76%) .NET
3 16 (27.59%) CSS
4 10 (17.24%) WCF
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 8 (13.79%) jQuery
5 8 (13.79%) HTML5
6 5 (8.62%) Ajax
7 4 (6.90%) JSON
7 4 (6.90%) LINQ
7 4 (6.90%) NHibernate
7 4 (6.90%) Web Services
7 4 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (6.90%) CSS3
7 4 (6.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.17%) LAMP
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.72%) JAX-RS
9 1 (1.72%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) EPoS
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
1 14 (24.14%) Open Source
2 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.52%) MVC
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) B2B
6 5 (8.62%) SOA
7 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.90%) TDD
7 4 (6.90%) OO
8 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) Coaching
8 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.17%) BDD
9 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.45%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.45%) SDLC
9 2 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) C#
2 31 (53.45%) SQL
3 30 (51.72%) JavaScript
4 29 (50.00%) Java
5 17 (29.31%) PHP
6 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.90%) Python
8 3 (5.17%) PHP5
9 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.45%) C++
10 1 (1.72%) VBScript
10 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat