The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 41 55
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough - 0.69% 1.09%
As % of the General category - 2.86% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £45,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +95.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 70 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.05% 24.22% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 67 60 104
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,113 £28,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Games
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Games Salary Trend in Peterborough

Games
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#