Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.70% 1.23% 0.25%
As % of the General category 2.08% 3.22% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 2
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +10.50% -
10th Percentile £33,625 £21,000 £43,325
90th Percentile £38,750 £52,500 £48,175
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +163.16% -

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 192 311 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 33.57% 38.40% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 157 287 219
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +1.19% -4.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £58,750 £57,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +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 18 January 2018, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (25.00%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft