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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 63 71 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +28
Permanent jobs citing Games 96 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.87% 2.91% 1.63%
As % of the General category 9.68% 8.04% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 96 48 34
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,550 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
West Midlands

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
992 672 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.98% 36.21% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 742 536 814
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £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 26 September 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 67 (47.52%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (29.79%) Game Development
3 41 (29.08%) Mobile App
3 41 (29.08%) HTML
3 41 (29.08%) Degree
4 38 (26.95%) CSS
4 38 (26.95%) Apple iOS
4 38 (26.95%) Git (software)
5 36 (25.53%) MySQL
6 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
6 35 (24.82%) C++
7 34 (24.11%) XML
7 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (22.70%) JSON
9 30 (21.28%) Linux
10 28 (19.86%) QA
10 28 (19.86%) Subversion
10 28 (19.86%) Android
11 26 (18.44%) REST
12 25 (17.73%) Apache
13 24 (17.02%) Eclipse
14 23 (16.31%) HTML5
15 22 (15.60%) NoSQL
16 21 (14.89%) jQuery
16 21 (14.89%) iOS Development
16 21 (14.89%) SQL
16 21 (14.89%) JIRA
17 19 (13.48%) Redis
18 18 (12.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 17 (12.06%) AngularJS

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 25 (17.73%) Apache
2 6 (4.26%) nginx
3 4 (2.84%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.55%) Acrobat
3 5 (3.55%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (3.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (3.55%) Adobe Premiere
3 5 (3.55%) InDesign
4 4 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.84%) MS Office
5 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.53%) MySQL
2 22 (15.60%) NoSQL
3 19 (13.48%) Redis
4 15 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (26.95%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.86%) Subversion
3 24 (17.02%) Eclipse
4 21 (14.89%) JIRA
5 4 (2.84%) Grunt
5 4 (2.84%) gulp
6 1 (0.71%) Appium
6 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.71%) Gatling
6 1 (0.71%) JMeter
6 1 (0.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.71%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.71%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.71%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (7.80%) Marketing
2 10 (7.09%) Back Office
3 7 (4.96%) Retail
4 6 (4.26%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Finance
5 2 (1.42%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.42%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (39.72%) Developer
2 25 (17.73%) Graduate
3 21 (14.89%) Junior
4 15 (10.64%) Programmer
4 15 (10.64%) QA Tester
4 15 (10.64%) Tester
5 14 (9.93%) C++ Developer
6 13 (9.22%) C++ Programmer
7 12 (8.51%) Games Developer
7 12 (8.51%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (7.80%) Designer
9 10 (7.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (7.09%) Junior Developer
9 10 (7.09%) Senior C++ Programmer
9 10 (7.09%) Senior Programmer
10 9 (6.38%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.67%) Games Tester
11 8 (5.67%) Junior Games Tester
11 8 (5.67%) Junior Tester
11 8 (5.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.08%) HTML
2 38 (26.95%) CSS
3 34 (24.11%) XML
4 32 (22.70%) JSON
5 26 (18.44%) REST
6 23 (16.31%) HTML5
7 21 (14.89%) jQuery
8 18 (12.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 17 (12.06%) AngularJS
10 16 (11.35%) CSS3
11 14 (9.93%) LESS
11 14 (9.93%) Sass
12 13 (9.22%) React
13 9 (6.38%) LAMP
14 6 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
14 6 (4.26%) Symfony
14 6 (4.26%) Zend Framework
15 5 (3.55%) OpenGL
15 5 (3.55%) WebGL
16 4 (2.84%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.08%) Mobile App
2 14 (9.93%) Animation
2 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.80%) User Experience
4 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.96%) Mobile Games
5 5 (3.55%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.84%) Online Gambling
7 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.13%) Online Games
8 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.42%) Statistics
9 1 (0.71%) Social Media
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.95%) Apple iOS
2 30 (21.28%) Linux
3 28 (19.86%) Android
4 6 (4.26%) Debian
4 6 (4.26%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.55%) Unix
6 4 (2.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.52%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (29.79%) Game Development
3 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.89%) iOS Development
5 17 (12.06%) Web Development
6 16 (11.35%) Defect Tracking
7 14 (9.93%) Front End Development
8 13 (9.22%) Manual Testing
9 11 (7.80%) Mobile Development
10 10 (7.09%) Android Development
10 10 (7.09%) Software Testing
11 9 (6.38%) API Integration
11 9 (6.38%) Open Source
12 8 (5.67%) Project Management
13 7 (4.96%) OO
14 6 (4.26%) BDD
14 6 (4.26%) TDD
14 6 (4.26%) Wireframes
15 5 (3.55%) Test Management
15 5 (3.55%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.82%) C++
1 35 (24.82%) JavaScript
2 21 (14.89%) SQL
3 17 (12.06%) C#
3 17 (12.06%) PHP
4 8 (5.67%) Apple Swift
4 8 (5.67%) Objective-C
5 6 (4.26%) PHP 5
6 2 (1.42%) C
6 2 (1.42%) Java
6 2 (1.42%) Python
6 2 (1.42%) Ruby
6 2 (1.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Degree
2 12 (8.51%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.38%) ISEB
4 4 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (12.06%) Adobe
2 14 (9.93%) Google
3 6 (4.26%) Zend
4 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.84%) Facebook
5 4 (2.84%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive!
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus (up to 100%)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £3000 - £20000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Parking
Posted: 20 days ago