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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 66 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.33% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.87% 0.56% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
229 178 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 38.23% 34.97% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 198 129 123
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,949
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £24,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 19 September 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (40.00%) Physics
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (40.00%) Aerospace
4 6 (40.00%) Automotive
4 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (40.00%) UML
4 6 (40.00%) PhD
4 6 (40.00%) OOD
4 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) ATDD
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Testing
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Back Office
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile App

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
1 2 (13.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (40.00%) Automotive
2 4 (26.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Research Scientist
3 4 (26.67%) Software Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Test Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (40.00%) Physics
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) OOD
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) ATDD
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PhD
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (13.33%) SAP