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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 55 61
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the General category - 0.58% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £24,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -46.96%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
226 173 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 38.11% 34.46% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 202 123 114
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 6 (54.55%) Physics
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) Aerospace
3 6 (54.55%) Automotive
3 6 (54.55%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) UML
3 6 (54.55%) PhD
3 6 (54.55%) OOD
3 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (45.45%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
5 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) ATDD
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Aerospace
1 6 (54.55%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Agile C# Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Research Scientist
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
1 6 (54.55%) Physics
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
1 6 (54.55%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) OOD
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) ATDD
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) PhD
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sitecore