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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 72 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.40% 2.41% 1.12%
As % of the General category 0.94% 6.28% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 7
Average salary £38,500 £85,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.70% +112.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
320 223 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 42.22% 38.45% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 262 165 111
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Coventry

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) SQLite
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ant

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQLite
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM