Period
to 22 September 2018

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

Gaming
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 72 97
Rank change year-on-year -22 +25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.64% 1.51% 1.04%
As % of the General category 1.79% 3.81% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 18
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -35.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,950 £21,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +7.14%

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 335 367 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 35.98% 39.50% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 293 286 446
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,008 £24,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £52,500 £57,500
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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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
Lutterworth - 4 £45,000 - 1
Leicester -27 2 £32,500 - 4
Games
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

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 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Play
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Internet Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft