Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 57 74
Rank change year-on-year -22 +17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.32% 2.01% 1.60%
As % of the General category 0.88% 5.42% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 16
Leicester median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -35.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £38,750 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -35.00% +17.65%

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 228 203 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 36.13% 37.11% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 202 181 261
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -

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 21 September 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%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Effects
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft