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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 103 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 43 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.81% 2.22% 1.57%
As % of the General category 4.89% 6.25% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 29
Median salary £33,750 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,750 £59,000
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
879 720 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.98% 35.57% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 622 546 767
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,577
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%

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 30 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 73 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 57 (38.00%) Degree
4 53 (35.33%) Subversion
5 45 (30.00%) C++
6 33 (22.00%) JavaScript
6 33 (22.00%) XML
6 33 (22.00%) Game Development
7 32 (21.33%) JSON
7 32 (21.33%) Linux
8 31 (20.67%) TDD
8 31 (20.67%) BDD
9 30 (20.00%) Retail
9 30 (20.00%) HTML
10 29 (19.33%) MySQL
11 26 (17.33%) Software Testing
11 26 (17.33%) REST
12 24 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 24 (16.00%) CSS
13 23 (15.33%) Apache
13 23 (15.33%) Software Engineering
14 21 (14.00%) jQuery
14 21 (14.00%) Open Source
15 19 (12.67%) HTTP
16 18 (12.00%) OO
16 18 (12.00%) OOD
16 18 (12.00%) Google
16 18 (12.00%) HTML5
16 18 (12.00%) Apple iOS
17 17 (11.33%) NoSQL

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 (15.33%) Apache
2 13 (8.67%) Facebook Platform
3 10 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.00%) MS Office
2 9 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (9.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.67%) HTTP
2 4 (2.67%) Firewall
2 4 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) MySQL
2 17 (11.33%) NoSQL
3 14 (9.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (9.33%) Redis
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 53 (35.33%) Subversion
3 14 (9.33%) JUnit
4 13 (8.67%) Eclipse
5 9 (6.00%) Ranorex
5 9 (6.00%) Selenium
5 9 (6.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.67%) Grunt
7 4 (2.67%) gulp
7 4 (2.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) Appium
8 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.67%) Gatling
8 1 (0.67%) JMeter
8 1 (0.67%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.67%) WebLOAD
General
1 30 (20.00%) Retail
2 16 (10.67%) Finance
3 9 (6.00%) Marketing
4 8 (5.33%) Banking
4 8 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.67%) Advertising
6 3 (2.00%) Billing
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (50.67%) Developer
2 28 (18.67%) C++ Developer
3 19 (12.67%) Senior Developer
4 14 (9.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Graduate
4 14 (9.33%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Consultant
5 11 (7.33%) Test Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Test Automation Consultant
8 8 (5.33%) Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Games Producer
8 8 (5.33%) Junior
8 8 (5.33%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.33%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.67%) C++ Software Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Senior C++ Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.00%) XML
2 32 (21.33%) JSON
3 30 (20.00%) HTML
4 26 (17.33%) REST
5 24 (16.00%) CSS
6 21 (14.00%) jQuery
7 18 (12.00%) HTML5
8 15 (10.00%) .NET
9 11 (7.33%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.67%) LAMP
10 10 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
10 10 (6.67%) Symfony
10 10 (6.67%) Zend Framework
11 7 (4.67%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (4.00%) DirectX
13 5 (3.33%) Spring
14 4 (2.67%) DOM
14 4 (2.67%) LESS
14 4 (2.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.67%) Online Gambling
3 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.00%) Animation
5 4 (2.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.67%) Motion Graphics
5 4 (2.67%) Social Media
6 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.33%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.33%) Linux
2 18 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.33%) Windows
4 10 (6.67%) Debian
4 10 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.67%) Android
5 4 (2.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.00%) Game Development
3 31 (20.67%) BDD
3 31 (20.67%) TDD
4 26 (17.33%) Software Testing
5 23 (15.33%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.00%) Open Source
7 18 (12.00%) OO
7 18 (12.00%) OOD
8 16 (10.67%) iOS Development
9 15 (10.00%) Project Management
10 13 (8.67%) Test Automation
10 13 (8.67%) Web Development
11 12 (8.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (7.33%) SDLC
13 8 (5.33%) Logistics
13 8 (5.33%) Multithreading
13 8 (5.33%) Test Scripting
14 7 (4.67%) MVC
14 7 (4.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.00%) C++
2 33 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.00%) Java
3 15 (10.00%) PHP
4 13 (8.67%) PHP 5
5 11 (7.33%) C#
6 10 (6.67%) Python
6 10 (6.67%) Scala
7 9 (6.00%) SQL
8 5 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.33%) Ruby
9 4 (2.67%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.67%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) F#
10 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 57 (38.00%) Degree
2 15 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.67%) ISEB
3 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (12.00%) Google
2 13 (8.67%) Facebook
3 10 (6.67%) Zend
4 5 (3.33%) Adobe
5 4 (2.67%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.67%) SOASTA, Inc
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
The SmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 + benefits (inc bi-annual salary review + flexible working hours)
Posted: 16 days ago