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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 109 118
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Games 45 73 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.71% 2.26% 1.94%
As % of the General category 4.70% 6.08% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 68 71
Median salary £32,500 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 958 1200 1570
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 36.36% 37.07% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 763 907 1261
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% -4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,700
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -10 23 £60,000 +57.89% 6
Northamptonshire -13 11 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Leicestershire +15 6 £31,500 +31.25% 2
Derbyshire +5 5 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Games
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 32 (59.26%) C#
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) .NET
4 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
5 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
6 18 (33.33%) Degree
7 17 (31.48%) Node.js
8 16 (29.63%) MVC
9 15 (27.78%) Android
9 15 (27.78%) WCF
9 15 (27.78%) Google
9 15 (27.78%) Mobile App
10 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (25.93%) HTML
10 14 (25.93%) Windows
11 13 (24.07%) PhD
11 13 (24.07%) TDD
11 13 (24.07%) Mathematics
11 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
11 13 (24.07%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (24.07%) Web Application Development
11 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (24.07%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (22.22%) Google Play
12 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (22.22%) Ninject
12 12 (22.22%) iPhone
12 12 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design

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 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) InDesign
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Google Play
2 8 (14.81%) GitHub
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Grunt
2 3 (5.56%) gulp
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Digital Developer
4 11 (20.37%) C Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Computer Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Designer
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Trainee
8 3 (5.56%) Trainee Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Trainee Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 17 (31.48%) Node.js
4 15 (27.78%) WCF
5 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (25.93%) HTML
6 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 13 (24.07%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (22.22%) CSS
7 12 (22.22%) Ninject
8 9 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (7.41%) CSS3
9 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.56%) jQuery
11 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.70%) WPF
12 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (22.22%) iPhone
4 10 (18.52%) e-Learning
5 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.26%) Animation
5 5 (9.26%) Graphic Design
5 5 (9.26%) VLE
6 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.85%) Fintech
7 1 (1.85%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) Online Games
7 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Android
2 14 (25.93%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) MVC
3 13 (24.07%) Mathematics
3 13 (24.07%) TDD
3 13 (24.07%) Web Application Development
4 12 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
4 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.37%) Computer Vision
5 11 (20.37%) Image Processing
6 9 (16.67%) OOP
7 8 (14.81%) OO
7 8 (14.81%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) Web Development
8 5 (9.26%) Physics
9 4 (7.41%) Web Design
10 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.70%) ITIL
11 2 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) C#
2 12 (22.22%) C++
2 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.37%) C
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Degree
2 13 (24.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (24.07%) PhD
3 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe
3 3 (5.56%) Apple
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.85%) Facebook
5 1 (1.85%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.85%) Qubit
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
Leicester, Leicestershire
The One Group
Salary: £0 - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Arden Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus Scheme, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Arden Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago