The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 75 51 64
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.13% 1.99% 1.16%
As % of the General category 0.32% 5.64% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 7
Average salary £51,500 £85,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.41% +112.50%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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 Coventry region.

General Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
311 195 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 39.37% 35.20% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 259 142 112
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Games
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Games Salary Trend in Coventry

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing 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 Games.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM