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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 60 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.19% 0.44% -
As % of the General category 0.56% 1.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £24,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
177 225 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 33.33% 32.89% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 134 185 175
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £46,850
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 18 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Image Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (66.67%) OpenCV
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Robotics

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) OpenCV
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (33.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Image Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft