Period
to 20 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 93 112
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.93% 0.69% 0.072%
As % of the General category 2.17% 2.03% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +45.83% -36.84%
10th Percentile £33,250 £27,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £27,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +14.29%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 460 344 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 42.91% 34.09% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 248 297 419
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Leicestershire

Games
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Games in Leicestershire

Games
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in Leicestershire

Games
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -29 5 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Loughborough - 1 £42,500 -
Hinckley - 1 £37,500 -
Games
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (50.00%) React
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) Vue.js
4 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Finance

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (50.00%) React
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Vue.js
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (10.00%) F#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) SAP