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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / East Midlands
Rank 151 129 116
Rank change year-on-year -22 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.31% 1.17% 2.01%
As % of the General category 0.90% 3.95% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 67
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,850 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1002 936 1328
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 34.29% 29.57% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 729 668 1013
Median salary £41,750 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.37% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -17 5 £40,000 +18.51% 5
Northamptonshire +22 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Derbyshire +3 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Games.

1 17 (48.57%) C#
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 14 (40.00%) CSS
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
6 12 (34.29%) C++
7 11 (31.43%) Web Development
8 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 10 (28.57%) MVC
9 9 (25.71%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
10 8 (22.86%) Degree
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.00%) Computer Vision
11 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (17.14%) Grunt
12 6 (17.14%) CSS3
12 6 (17.14%) gulp
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.14%) Adobe
12 6 (17.14%) Scrum
12 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 6 (17.14%) jQuery
12 6 (17.14%) HTML5
13 5 (14.29%) iPad

Games
Top Related 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) HipChat
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Sage Pay
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Grunt
2 6 (17.14%) gulp
3 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Junior
5 5 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
3 14 (40.00%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (17.14%) CSS3
5 6 (17.14%) HTML5
5 6 (17.14%) jQuery
6 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (14.29%) OpenGL
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.57%) DirectX
8 3 (8.57%) NancyFx
8 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (8.57%) REST
8 3 (8.57%) SOAP
8 3 (8.57%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (5.71%) Node.js
9 2 (5.71%) RESTful
9 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 5 (14.29%) iPad
3 4 (11.43%) Fintech
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Online Games
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) Web Development
3 10 (28.57%) MVC
4 7 (20.00%) Computer Vision
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
6 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) Physics
7 3 (8.57%) Image Processing
7 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) SOLID
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) Data Management
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) CCNA
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) PhD
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Adobe
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Apple
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Facebook
3 3 (8.57%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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