Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 73 74
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.78% 0.88% 0.44%
As % of the General category 2.22% 2.02% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Leicester median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,625 £21,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year +26.98% +31.25% -46.67%

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 Leicester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 225 297 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 35.16% 43.55% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 207 276 173
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,500 £58,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -8.24% -1.73%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Leicester

Games
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Games in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Effects
3 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft