The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 91 46 92
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +46
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 100 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 4.66% 1.47%
As % of the General category 4.08% 12.48% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 29 69 18
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
711 801 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.21% 37.33% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 557 649 484
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Games
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Games Salary Trend in Birmingham

Games
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Games.

1 77 (70.64%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (28.44%) HTML
2 31 (28.44%) Game Development
3 30 (27.52%) CSS
4 28 (25.69%) MySQL
5 25 (22.94%) Mobile App
6 24 (22.02%) QA
6 24 (22.02%) SQL
7 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
7 21 (19.27%) Linux
7 21 (19.27%) NoSQL
7 21 (19.27%) HTML5
8 19 (17.43%) Subversion
8 19 (17.43%) C++
8 19 (17.43%) Apple iOS
8 19 (17.43%) Web Development
8 19 (17.43%) Android
9 18 (16.51%) Degree
9 18 (16.51%) CSS3
9 18 (16.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 18 (16.51%) XML
10 17 (15.60%) PHP
10 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
11 16 (14.68%) JIRA
11 16 (14.68%) Mobile Games
12 15 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (13.76%) React
12 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
13 14 (12.84%) Redis
13 14 (12.84%) MongoDB

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (12.84%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) InDesign
2 5 (4.59%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.75%) Acrobat
3 3 (2.75%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.75%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) GitHub
2 1 (0.92%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) SMS
2 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.69%) MySQL
2 21 (19.27%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.84%) MongoDB
3 14 (12.84%) Redis
4 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.67%) DB2
6 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Subversion
2 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.68%) JIRA
4 14 (12.84%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.92%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.92%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (9.17%) Marketing
2 7 (6.42%) Back Office
2 7 (6.42%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (4.59%) Advertising
3 5 (4.59%) Finance
4 3 (2.75%) Billing
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.92%) Finnish Language
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (0.92%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Developer
2 20 (18.35%) Graduate
2 20 (18.35%) Junior
3 14 (12.84%) QA Tester
3 14 (12.84%) Tester
4 10 (9.17%) Designer
4 10 (9.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (9.17%) Games Tester
4 10 (9.17%) Programmer
5 9 (8.26%) C++ Programmer
5 9 (8.26%) Graduate Tester
5 9 (8.26%) Junior Games Tester
5 9 (8.26%) Junior QA Tester
5 9 (8.26%) Junior Tester
5 9 (8.26%) PHP Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (6.42%) UX Designer
7 6 (5.50%) UI Designer
7 6 (5.50%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.44%) HTML
2 30 (27.52%) CSS
3 21 (19.27%) HTML5
4 18 (16.51%) CSS3
4 18 (16.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 18 (16.51%) XML
5 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
5 15 (13.76%) React
6 11 (10.09%) REST
7 10 (9.17%) jQuery
7 10 (9.17%) JSON
8 9 (8.26%) LESS
8 9 (8.26%) Node.js
9 8 (7.34%) Sass
10 7 (6.42%) LAMP
11 3 (2.75%) WebGL
12 2 (1.83%) OpenGL
13 1 (0.92%) DirectX
13 1 (0.92%) JMS
13 1 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Mobile App
2 16 (14.68%) Mobile Games
3 12 (11.01%) Online Games
4 10 (9.17%) Algorithms
5 9 (8.26%) User Experience
6 3 (2.75%) Animation
6 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.75%) iPad
6 3 (2.75%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.75%) Social Media
7 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Linux
2 19 (17.43%) Android
2 19 (17.43%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.42%) Windows
4 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.50%) Unix
5 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) Debian
6 1 (0.92%) SUSE
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (70.64%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (28.44%) Game Development
3 19 (17.43%) Web Development
4 15 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.84%) API Integration
5 14 (12.84%) Defect Tracking
6 12 (11.01%) Front End Development
7 10 (9.17%) Mobile Development
7 10 (9.17%) Project Management
7 10 (9.17%) Statistics
8 9 (8.26%) Scrum
9 8 (7.34%) Android Development
9 8 (7.34%) iOS Development
9 8 (7.34%) OO
10 7 (6.42%) Kanban
10 7 (6.42%) Manual Testing
10 7 (6.42%) OO PHP
10 7 (6.42%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (6.42%) Wireframes
11 6 (5.50%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) SQL
2 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.43%) C++
4 17 (15.60%) PHP
5 8 (7.34%) C#
6 4 (3.67%) Apple Swift
6 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.83%) ES6
7 2 (1.83%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.92%) C
8 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) MCSE
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.75%) RHCE
3 2 (1.83%) ISEB
3 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.83%) RHCA
3 2 (1.83%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.02%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) MISRA
2 1 (0.92%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.92%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Adobe
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.67%) VMware
4 3 (2.75%) New Relic
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle
4 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco
5 1 (0.92%) Google
5 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EyeSpy Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Co-operative Web
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago