Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 57 80
Rank change year-on-year -29 +23 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.30% 1.43% 1.57%
As % of the General category 0.75% 4.32% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 13
Leicester median annual salary - £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00% +5.26%
Leicestershire median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +58.73%

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 268 185 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 40.18% 33.15% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 202 156 292
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £28,008 £26,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 20 November 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall