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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 78 85 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Games 66 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.81% 2.33% 1.32%
As % of the General category 7.19% 6.70% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 31 25
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £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
918 701 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.11% 34.72% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 660 530 733
Median salary £38,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 July 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 60 (41.10%) Git (software)
2 59 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (36.99%) Degree
4 46 (31.51%) Subversion
5 44 (30.14%) C++
6 41 (28.08%) Game Development
7 38 (26.03%) JSON
7 38 (26.03%) HTML
8 37 (25.34%) XML
9 36 (24.66%) JavaScript
10 35 (23.97%) Linux
11 33 (22.60%) MySQL
11 33 (22.60%) CSS
12 32 (21.92%) Apple iOS
12 32 (21.92%) REST
13 26 (17.81%) Apache
14 25 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (16.44%) jQuery
16 23 (15.75%) Mobile App
17 22 (15.07%) iOS Development
18 21 (14.38%) Computer Science
18 21 (14.38%) QA
18 21 (14.38%) HTML5
18 21 (14.38%) HTTP
19 20 (13.70%) Eclipse
20 19 (13.01%) TDD
20 19 (13.01%) BDD
21 18 (12.33%) Android
21 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
21 18 (12.33%) Google

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 26 (17.81%) Apache
2 12 (8.22%) Facebook Platform
3 10 (6.85%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.48%) MS Office
4 6 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.42%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (2.05%) Acrobat
6 3 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (2.05%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (2.05%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.38%) HTTP
2 3 (2.05%) Firewall
2 3 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.60%) MySQL
2 16 (10.96%) NoSQL
2 16 (10.96%) Redis
3 13 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (41.10%) Git (software)
2 46 (31.51%) Subversion
3 20 (13.70%) Eclipse
4 14 (9.59%) JIRA
5 8 (5.48%) JUnit
6 5 (3.42%) Ranorex
6 5 (3.42%) Selenium
6 5 (3.42%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.74%) Grunt
7 4 (2.74%) gulp
7 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.68%) Appium
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) Gatling
8 1 (0.68%) JMeter
8 1 (0.68%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.68%) WebLOAD
General
1 17 (11.64%) Retail
2 10 (6.85%) Marketing
3 7 (4.79%) Back Office
4 5 (3.42%) Advertising
4 5 (3.42%) Finance
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (45.89%) Developer
2 24 (16.44%) C++ Developer
3 17 (11.64%) Senior Developer
4 13 (8.90%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (8.90%) Graduate
4 13 (8.90%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) C++ Programmer
5 10 (6.85%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (6.85%) Programmer
6 9 (6.16%) Junior
6 9 (6.16%) Test Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Games Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Junior Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) Games Producer
8 7 (4.79%) Test Consultant
8 7 (4.79%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.03%) HTML
1 38 (26.03%) JSON
2 37 (25.34%) XML
3 33 (22.60%) CSS
4 32 (21.92%) REST
5 24 (16.44%) jQuery
6 21 (14.38%) HTML5
7 10 (6.85%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.85%) CSS3
7 10 (6.85%) LAMP
7 10 (6.85%) LEMP Stack
7 10 (6.85%) LESS
7 10 (6.85%) Sass
7 10 (6.85%) Symfony
7 10 (6.85%) Zend Framework
8 8 (5.48%) .NET
8 8 (5.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (4.11%) DirectX
9 6 (4.11%) OpenGL
9 6 (4.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) Mobile App
2 21 (14.38%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.90%) Animation
4 12 (8.22%) Online Gambling
5 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.74%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.74%) User Experience
7 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.37%) Social Media
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.97%) Linux
2 32 (21.92%) Apple iOS
3 18 (12.33%) Android
4 10 (6.85%) Debian
4 10 (6.85%) Ubuntu
5 9 (6.16%) Windows
6 3 (2.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.08%) Game Development
3 25 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (15.07%) iOS Development
5 19 (13.01%) BDD
5 19 (13.01%) TDD
6 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
7 17 (11.64%) Open Source
8 16 (10.96%) Software Testing
9 15 (10.27%) OO
9 15 (10.27%) OOD
9 15 (10.27%) Web Development
10 10 (6.85%) Front End Development
11 9 (6.16%) Manual Testing
11 9 (6.16%) Project Management
11 9 (6.16%) Test Automation
12 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.48%) Mobile Development
12 8 (5.48%) Test Scripting
13 7 (4.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.14%) C++
2 36 (24.66%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.96%) SQL
4 15 (10.27%) PHP
5 14 (9.59%) C#
6 11 (7.53%) PHP 5
7 9 (6.16%) Java
8 6 (4.11%) Python
8 6 (4.11%) Scala
9 4 (2.74%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.74%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.37%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) F#
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (36.99%) Degree
2 16 (10.96%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.16%) ISEB
4 4 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.38%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (12.33%) Google
2 12 (8.22%) Facebook
3 10 (6.85%) Adobe
3 10 (6.85%) Zend
4 4 (2.74%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.68%) SOASTA, Inc
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 16 days ago