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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 75 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.40% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.05% 0.30% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £22,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
287 334 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 38.11% 43.89% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 248 263 207
Median salary £43,750 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £28,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 6 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Physics
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Image Processing
2 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 6 (66.67%) OpenCV
2 6 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (11.11%) Smartphone

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Graduate
1 6 (66.67%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) OpenCV
1 6 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 6 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 6 (66.67%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Image Processing
1 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA