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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 91 75 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Permanent jobs citing Games 56 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.39% 2.74% 1.25%
As % of the General category 6.01% 7.83% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 24
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
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
932 690 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.73% 35.06% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 672 533 774
Median salary £42,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £32,463
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
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 28 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (36.07%) Degree
2 42 (34.43%) Git (software)
3 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (30.33%) Game Development
5 36 (29.51%) Apple iOS
5 36 (29.51%) JSON
5 36 (29.51%) HTML
6 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
6 34 (27.87%) C++
7 33 (27.05%) CSS
7 33 (27.05%) XML
7 33 (27.05%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (24.59%) MySQL
8 30 (24.59%) REST
9 29 (23.77%) Linux
10 28 (22.95%) Subversion
11 27 (22.13%) Mobile App
12 23 (18.85%) iOS Development
12 23 (18.85%) jQuery
12 23 (18.85%) Apache
13 22 (18.03%) Android
14 19 (15.57%) Computer Science
15 18 (14.75%) QA
15 18 (14.75%) HTML5
15 18 (14.75%) Eclipse
15 18 (14.75%) C#
15 18 (14.75%) Google
16 16 (13.11%) HTTP
16 16 (13.11%) Web Development
17 15 (12.30%) PHP

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 23 (18.85%) Apache
2 10 (8.20%) nginx
3 8 (6.56%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.10%) MS Office
4 4 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.46%) Acrobat
5 3 (2.46%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.46%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (2.46%) InDesign
6 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) GitHub
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) MySQL
2 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.66%) Redis
3 9 (7.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 28 (22.95%) Subversion
3 18 (14.75%) Eclipse
4 13 (10.66%) JIRA
5 4 (3.28%) Grunt
5 4 (3.28%) gulp
6 2 (1.64%) JUnit
6 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.82%) Appium
7 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.82%) Gatling
7 1 (0.82%) JMeter
7 1 (0.82%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.82%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.82%) Selenium
7 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.82%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (8.20%) Retail
2 7 (5.74%) Back Office
2 7 (5.74%) Marketing
3 4 (3.28%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (45.08%) Developer
2 15 (12.30%) Graduate
3 14 (11.48%) C++ Developer
4 12 (9.84%) Games Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Programmer
7 9 (7.38%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) C++ Programmer
8 8 (6.56%) Junior
9 7 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (5.74%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.74%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Graduate Web Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Games Producer
11 5 (4.10%) PHP Developer
11 5 (4.10%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.51%) HTML
1 36 (29.51%) JSON
2 33 (27.05%) CSS
2 33 (27.05%) XML
3 30 (24.59%) REST
4 23 (18.85%) jQuery
5 18 (14.75%) HTML5
6 12 (9.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 11 (9.02%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.02%) CSS3
7 11 (9.02%) LESS
7 11 (9.02%) Sass
8 10 (8.20%) LAMP
8 10 (8.20%) LEMP Stack
8 10 (8.20%) Symfony
8 10 (8.20%) Zend Framework
9 7 (5.74%) React
10 5 (4.10%) OpenGL
10 5 (4.10%) WebGL
11 4 (3.28%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Mobile App
2 19 (15.57%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.84%) Animation
4 8 (6.56%) Online Gambling
5 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.92%) User Experience
7 5 (4.10%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.82%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.51%) Apple iOS
2 29 (23.77%) Linux
3 22 (18.03%) Android
4 10 (8.20%) Debian
4 10 (8.20%) Ubuntu
5 7 (5.74%) Windows
6 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.33%) Game Development
3 33 (27.05%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (18.85%) iOS Development
5 16 (13.11%) Web Development
6 12 (9.84%) Open Source
6 12 (9.84%) Software Testing
7 11 (9.02%) Front End Development
8 10 (8.20%) BDD
8 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.20%) TDD
9 9 (7.38%) Manual Testing
9 9 (7.38%) Mobile Development
9 9 (7.38%) OO
9 9 (7.38%) OOD
10 8 (6.56%) Android Development
11 6 (4.92%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (4.92%) Test Scripting
12 5 (4.10%) Test Management
12 5 (4.10%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.87%) C++
1 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
2 18 (14.75%) C#
3 15 (12.30%) PHP
3 15 (12.30%) SQL
4 10 (8.20%) PHP 5
5 4 (3.28%) Apple Swift
5 4 (3.28%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.46%) Java
7 2 (1.64%) C
7 2 (1.64%) Python
7 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 2 (1.64%) Scala
8 1 (0.82%) F#
8 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (36.07%) Degree
2 14 (11.48%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.38%) ISEB
4 4 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.75%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Google
2 10 (8.20%) Adobe
2 10 (8.20%) Zend
3 8 (6.56%) Facebook
4 4 (3.28%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
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