The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 52 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.45% 1.09% 0.48%
As % of the General category 4.15% 4.52% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £85,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
193 155 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 34.96% 24.11% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 145 129 128
Average salary £46,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 6 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (66.67%) SAP BW
1 6 (66.67%) SAP BI
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) ATDD
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Game Development
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (66.67%) SAP BW
1 6 (66.67%) SAP BI
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Flash Builder
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) SAP Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Software Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) ATDD
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
1 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago