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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 107 44 106
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +62
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 89 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 4.73% 1.10%
As % of the General category 2.62% 12.28% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 73 11
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £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
762 725 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.98% 38.54% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 589 611 536
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £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 23 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 78 (72.90%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (31.78%) Game Development
3 33 (30.84%) Mobile App
4 29 (27.10%) HTML
4 29 (27.10%) MySQL
5 27 (25.23%) CSS
6 25 (23.36%) QA
7 24 (22.43%) C++
8 23 (21.50%) Android
9 22 (20.56%) Apple iOS
9 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
9 22 (20.56%) Degree
10 21 (19.63%) NoSQL
11 20 (18.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 20 (18.69%) Linux
11 20 (18.69%) SQL
12 19 (17.76%) XML
12 19 (17.76%) Subversion
12 19 (17.76%) HTML5
13 18 (16.82%) JIRA
13 18 (16.82%) Eclipse
14 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
15 16 (14.95%) MongoDB
15 16 (14.95%) Redis
15 16 (14.95%) Apache
16 15 (14.02%) PHP
16 15 (14.02%) REST
16 15 (14.02%) CSS3
16 15 (14.02%) Defect Tracking
17 14 (13.08%) React

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 16 (14.95%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.67%) InDesign
4 3 (2.80%) Acrobat
4 3 (2.80%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (2.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.80%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.10%) MySQL
2 21 (19.63%) NoSQL
3 16 (14.95%) MongoDB
3 16 (14.95%) Redis
4 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.87%) DB2
5 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Subversion
2 18 (16.82%) Eclipse
2 18 (16.82%) JIRA
3 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) PhantomJS
General
1 10 (9.35%) Marketing
2 6 (5.61%) Advertising
2 6 (5.61%) Back Office
2 6 (5.61%) Mandarin Language
3 4 (3.74%) Finance
4 3 (2.80%) Billing
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Finnish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (0.93%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Developer
2 22 (20.56%) Graduate
3 20 (18.69%) Junior
4 15 (14.02%) QA Tester
4 15 (14.02%) Tester
5 14 (13.08%) Programmer
6 11 (10.28%) C++ Programmer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior C++ Programmer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Programmer
7 10 (9.35%) Designer
7 10 (9.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (9.35%) Games Tester
7 10 (9.35%) Graduate Tester
7 10 (9.35%) Junior Games Tester
7 10 (9.35%) Junior QA Tester
7 10 (9.35%) Junior Tester
8 8 (7.48%) Games Developer
9 7 (6.54%) C++ Developer
9 7 (6.54%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.54%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) HTML
2 27 (25.23%) CSS
3 20 (18.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 19 (17.76%) HTML5
4 19 (17.76%) XML
5 15 (14.02%) CSS3
5 15 (14.02%) REST
6 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
6 14 (13.08%) JSON
6 14 (13.08%) React
7 9 (8.41%) jQuery
7 9 (8.41%) LESS
7 9 (8.41%) Sass
8 7 (6.54%) Node.js
9 5 (4.67%) LAMP
9 5 (4.67%) WebGL
10 3 (2.80%) OpenGL
11 1 (0.93%) MonoGame
11 1 (0.93%) Qt
11 1 (0.93%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.84%) Mobile App
2 13 (12.15%) Mobile Games
3 9 (8.41%) User Experience
4 6 (5.61%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.61%) Animation
4 6 (5.61%) Online Games
4 6 (5.61%) Statistics
5 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.80%) Social Media
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Android
2 22 (20.56%) Apple iOS
3 20 (18.69%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
5 1 (0.93%) SUSE
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (72.90%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (31.78%) Game Development
3 15 (14.02%) Defect Tracking
4 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.08%) Web Development
5 12 (11.21%) API Integration
6 11 (10.28%) Front End Development
7 10 (9.35%) Mobile Development
8 9 (8.41%) Android Development
8 9 (8.41%) iOS Development
9 8 (7.48%) Manual Testing
10 7 (6.54%) Project Management
10 7 (6.54%) Scrum
10 7 (6.54%) Wireframes
11 6 (5.61%) Kanban
12 5 (4.67%) CRM
12 5 (4.67%) OO
12 5 (4.67%) OO PHP
12 5 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (4.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.43%) C++
2 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.69%) SQL
4 15 (14.02%) PHP
5 12 (11.21%) C#
6 4 (3.74%) Apple Swift
6 4 (3.74%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.87%) C
7 2 (1.87%) ES6
7 2 (1.87%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ISEB
2 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Adobe
2 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 25 days holiday, training workshops and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 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: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham or Birmingham
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago