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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 72 66 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +58
Permanent jobs citing Games 69 67 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.07% 3.49% 0.82%
As % of the General category 8.00% 9.64% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69 63 13
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £22,600 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £43,600
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
863 695 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.41% 36.20% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 665 593 693
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 £26,950 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £64,000
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 8 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 97 (70.80%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (35.77%) Mobile App
3 41 (29.93%) Game Development
4 37 (27.01%) HTML
5 34 (24.82%) MySQL
5 34 (24.82%) CSS
6 32 (23.36%) QA
6 32 (23.36%) Apple iOS
6 32 (23.36%) Android
7 31 (22.63%) C++
8 29 (21.17%) JavaScript
9 27 (19.71%) SQL
10 25 (18.25%) JIRA
10 25 (18.25%) Degree
11 24 (17.52%) XML
11 24 (17.52%) Eclipse
11 24 (17.52%) Linux
11 24 (17.52%) NoSQL
11 24 (17.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 23 (16.79%) HTML5
12 23 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (16.06%) Subversion
14 21 (15.33%) Git (software)
14 21 (15.33%) REST
15 20 (14.60%) Adobe
15 20 (14.60%) JSON
16 19 (13.87%) Apache
16 19 (13.87%) CSS3
16 19 (13.87%) Redis
16 19 (13.87%) 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 19 (13.87%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Photoshop
2 11 (8.03%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.84%) InDesign
4 6 (4.38%) Acrobat
4 6 (4.38%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (4.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (4.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.38%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.73%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.82%) MySQL
2 24 (17.52%) NoSQL
3 19 (13.87%) MongoDB
3 19 (13.87%) Redis
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.46%) DB2
5 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) JIRA
2 24 (17.52%) Eclipse
3 22 (16.06%) Subversion
4 21 (15.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.73%) PhantomJS
General
1 13 (9.49%) Marketing
2 10 (7.30%) Back Office
3 9 (6.57%) Advertising
4 6 (4.38%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (2.92%) Finance
6 3 (2.19%) Billing
7 2 (1.46%) Publishing
7 2 (1.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.73%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.73%) Finnish Language
8 1 (0.73%) Legal
8 1 (0.73%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.73%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (31.39%) Developer
2 22 (16.06%) Graduate
3 20 (14.60%) Junior
4 17 (12.41%) Programmer
4 17 (12.41%) QA Tester
4 17 (12.41%) Tester
5 14 (10.22%) C++ Programmer
5 14 (10.22%) Games Developer
5 14 (10.22%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 14 (10.22%) Senior Programmer
6 13 (9.49%) Designer
7 12 (8.76%) C++ Developer
8 10 (7.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (7.30%) Games Tester
8 10 (7.30%) Graduate Tester
8 10 (7.30%) Junior Games Tester
8 10 (7.30%) Junior QA Tester
8 10 (7.30%) Junior Tester
9 7 (5.11%) UI/UX Designer
9 7 (5.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.01%) HTML
2 34 (24.82%) CSS
3 24 (17.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 24 (17.52%) XML
4 23 (16.79%) HTML5
5 21 (15.33%) REST
6 20 (14.60%) JSON
7 19 (13.87%) CSS3
8 18 (13.14%) AngularJS
8 18 (13.14%) React
9 13 (9.49%) jQuery
9 13 (9.49%) LESS
9 13 (9.49%) Sass
10 7 (5.11%) WebGL
11 6 (4.38%) Node.js
11 6 (4.38%) OpenGL
12 5 (3.65%) LAMP
13 1 (0.73%) DirectX
13 1 (0.73%) MonoGame
13 1 (0.73%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.77%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.95%) Animation
3 13 (9.49%) Mobile Games
4 12 (8.76%) User Experience
5 6 (4.38%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.38%) Online Games
5 6 (4.38%) Statistics
6 5 (3.65%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.19%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.19%) Social Media
8 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.46%) iPad
9 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.73%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.36%) Android
1 32 (23.36%) Apple iOS
2 24 (17.52%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (70.80%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (29.93%) Game Development
3 23 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.14%) Defect Tracking
5 15 (10.95%) Manual Testing
5 15 (10.95%) Web Development
6 14 (10.22%) Front End Development
6 14 (10.22%) Mobile Development
7 13 (9.49%) Android Development
7 13 (9.49%) iOS Development
8 12 (8.76%) API Integration
9 10 (7.30%) Project Management
10 7 (5.11%) Scrum
10 7 (5.11%) Test Management
10 7 (5.11%) Wireframes
11 6 (4.38%) Kanban
12 5 (3.65%) CRM
12 5 (3.65%) OO
12 5 (3.65%) OO PHP
12 5 (3.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.63%) C++
2 29 (21.17%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.71%) SQL
4 18 (13.14%) C#
5 16 (11.68%) PHP
6 4 (2.92%) Apple Swift
6 4 (2.92%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.46%) C
7 2 (1.46%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.73%) ES6
8 1 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) ISEB
2 7 (5.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (23.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Adobe
2 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle
5 1 (0.73%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum Flexible working, workshops, cutting edge tech
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago