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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 72 76 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% 0.13% 1.65%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.35% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £41,250 £51,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.90% -39.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
306 288 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 42.21% 37.50% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 259 234 136
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Director
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Google