Period
to 15 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 157 132
Rank change year-on-year +3 -25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 45 70 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.15% 1.49% 1.86%
As % of the General category 3.40% 3.67% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 94
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -14.47%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,323 1,908 1,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.66% 40.56% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,053 1,482 1,476
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.62% -4.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,561 £68,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Games in the East Midlands

Games
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Games in the East Midlands

Games
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in the East Midlands

Games
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -14 30 £47,500 - 14
Northamptonshire +16 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Lincolnshire +6 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leicestershire +1 3 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Derbyshire -1 2 £72,500 +52.63% 8
Games
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Games.

1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Scrum
3 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 10 (22.22%) Docker
4 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.78%) DevOps
5 8 (17.78%) Ansible
6 7 (15.56%) GCP
6 7 (15.56%) Kubernetes
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.56%) AWS
6 7 (15.56%) Linux
6 7 (15.56%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.33%) nginx
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) Retail
7 6 (13.33%) Terraform
8 5 (11.11%) Grafana
8 5 (11.11%) Packer
8 5 (11.11%) Datadog
8 5 (11.11%) User Stories
8 5 (11.11%) ATDD
8 5 (11.11%) Prometheus
8 5 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (11.11%) AWS Fargate
8 5 (11.11%) Algorithms

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) nginx
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) AWS
1 7 (15.56%) GCP
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon EKS
2 5 (11.11%) AWS Fargate
2 5 (11.11%) Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Datadog
2 5 (11.11%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (4.44%) Heroku
4 2 (4.44%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) Apigee
5 1 (2.22%) GitHub
5 1 (2.22%) IaaS
5 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.67%) Selenium
1 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Billing
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 4 (8.89%) Designer
4 4 (8.89%) Information Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Insight Manager
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.89%) MI Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Backend Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Instructional Designer
5 3 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Junior
5 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Junior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.67%) React Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Games Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) CSS
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) Node.js
2 4 (8.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Flex
3 3 (6.67%) CSS3
3 3 (6.67%) HTML5
3 3 (6.67%) Redux
3 3 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) DirectX
4 2 (4.44%) GraphQL
4 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.44%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) Akka
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
5 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.22%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Online Games
3 3 (6.67%) Blog
3 3 (6.67%) e-Learning
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Xbox
4 2 (4.44%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) CentOS
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Scrum
3 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.78%) DevOps
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.56%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
8 5 (11.11%) ATDD
8 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (11.11%) Kanban
8 5 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (11.11%) User Stories
9 4 (8.89%) Analytics
9 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 4 (8.89%) Customer Insight
9 4 (8.89%) ETL
9 4 (8.89%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) C#
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) C++
3 5 (11.11%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) ES6
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) Java 8
7 1 (2.22%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) MCP
2 2 (4.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) Kubernetes
3 6 (13.33%) Terraform
4 5 (11.11%) Grafana
4 5 (11.11%) Packer
4 5 (11.11%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.44%) SCCM
6 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) Veeam