Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 154 147
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 +37
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 44 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.84% 1.09% 1.83%
As % of the General category 2.31% 2.77% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 46 81
Median annual salary £46,250 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% +12.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,875 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 908 1,587 1,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 36.38% 39.20% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 656 1,028 1,620
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £69,025
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% +5.00%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Games as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Games in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Games in the East Midlands

Games
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Games in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +16 11 £35,000 -5.41% 4
Leicestershire +43 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Derbyshire +11 1 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Games
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 14 (66.67%) MVC
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Core
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) SaaS
5 8 (38.10%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) SDLC
5 8 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) Silverlight
7 5 (23.81%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) Document Management
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
7 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (23.81%) PHP
7 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
7 5 (23.81%) C++
7 5 (23.81%) HTML
7 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) AWS
7 5 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (23.81%) Police
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft

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 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) SaaS
2 5 (23.81%) AWS
3 4 (19.05%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (4.76%) Azure
4 1 (4.76%) GCP
4 1 (4.76%) GitHub
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 5 (23.81%) Police
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Core
4 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) Silverlight
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (14.29%) Node.js
7 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (14.29%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) REST
8 2 (9.52%) SOAP
9 1 (4.76%) J2EE
9 1 (4.76%) Middleware
9 1 (4.76%) Spring
9 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (14.29%) Xbox
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Games
3 1 (4.76%) Online Games
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (23.81%) Document Management
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (9.52%) API Design
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.76%) Deadline-Driven
9 1 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Veeam
2 1 (4.76%) VMware