Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 137 171
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34 -41
Permanent jobs citing Games 88 129 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.67% 1.96% 1.47%
As % of the General category 4.73% 5.28% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 87 128 108
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +4.97%

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 1861 2444 3017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 35.39% 37.22% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1789 2383
East Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,625 £69,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -11 45 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Northamptonshire +15 29 £29,000 -3.33% 2
Leicestershire +21 11 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Derbyshire -7 3 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Games
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 55 (62.50%) C#
2 48 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) Degree
4 30 (34.09%) .NET
4 30 (34.09%) MVC
5 29 (32.95%) HTML
6 28 (31.82%) CSS
7 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET
7 27 (30.68%) Linux
7 27 (30.68%) Computer Science
8 26 (29.55%) Mathematics
8 26 (29.55%) PhD
8 26 (29.55%) C++
9 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
9 25 (28.41%) Scrum
9 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
9 25 (28.41%) GitHub
9 25 (28.41%) Computer Vision
10 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 23 (26.14%) Google
11 23 (26.14%) Android
11 23 (26.14%) iPhone
11 23 (26.14%) Mobile App
12 22 (25.00%) Google Play
13 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
14 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
15 18 (20.45%) Node.js
16 17 (19.32%) Java
16 17 (19.32%) Electronics
16 17 (19.32%) Physics

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 (3.41%) CMS
1 3 (3.41%) Drupal
1 3 (3.41%) WordPress
2 1 (1.14%) nginx
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.14%) InDesign
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.41%) GitHub
2 22 (25.00%) Google Play
3 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.27%) Serverless
5 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) ATM
2 1 (1.14%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) SSL
2 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.59%) Visual Studio
3 16 (18.18%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.27%) gulp
6 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.14%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 17 (19.32%) Electronics
2 5 (5.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (72.73%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 25 (28.41%) Software Engineer
4 23 (26.14%) Digital Developer
5 21 (23.86%) Software Developer
6 16 (18.18%) C++ Developer
6 16 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
6 16 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 16 (18.18%) Graduate
6 16 (18.18%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 16 (18.18%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
6 16 (18.18%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
6 16 (18.18%) Graduate Software Developer
6 16 (18.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (10.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Computer Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Computer Vision Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) .NET
2 29 (32.95%) HTML
3 28 (31.82%) CSS
4 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET
5 18 (20.45%) Node.js
6 16 (18.18%) WCF
7 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (17.05%) HTML5
7 15 (17.05%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (15.91%) CSS3
9 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
9 13 (14.77%) Ninject
10 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (7.95%) jQuery
11 5 (5.68%) Ajax
12 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
13 3 (3.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Computer Science
2 23 (26.14%) iPhone
2 23 (26.14%) Mobile App
3 16 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 9 (10.23%) Animation
4 9 (10.23%) e-Learning
5 7 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.82%) Graphic Design
7 4 (4.55%) User Experience
8 3 (3.41%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.14%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.14%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 23 (26.14%) Android
3 16 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (3.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.09%) MVC
3 26 (29.55%) Mathematics
4 25 (28.41%) Computer Vision
4 25 (28.41%) Scrum
4 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
5 17 (19.32%) Physics
5 17 (19.32%) TDD
6 16 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 16 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 13 (14.77%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (14.77%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (13.64%) Front End Development
9 11 (12.50%) OO
10 9 (10.23%) Image Processing
10 9 (10.23%) OOP
11 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.95%) Web Development
12 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (62.50%) C#
2 26 (29.55%) C++
3 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.32%) Java
5 16 (18.18%) Python
6 10 (11.36%) C
7 8 (9.09%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) ES6
8 2 (2.27%) PHP 7
8 2 (2.27%) Ruby
8 2 (2.27%) SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) Degree
2 26 (29.55%) PhD
3 10 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.14%) MCP
4 1 (1.14%) MCSA
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
1 1 (1.14%) Firmware
1 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.14%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Google
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) Apple
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco
4 1 (1.14%) HP
4 1 (1.14%) Optimizely
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Qubit
4 1 (1.14%) VMware