The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 125 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.091% - 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £24,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Online Games
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
589 549 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.74% 25.21% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 474 513 347
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Online Games
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Birmingham region.

Online Games Salary Trend in Birmingham

Online Games
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Degree

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Content Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree