The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Lichfield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 23 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 2.94% 2.27% -
As % of the General category 8.33% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lichfield region.

General Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
24 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 35.29% 29.55% 57.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 23
Median salary £48,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

The demand trend of job ads across the Lichfield region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

Games
Salary Trend in Lichfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Lichfield region.

Games Salary Trend in Lichfield

Games
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lichfield region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (71.43%) Photoshop
1 5 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (71.43%) Animation
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (14.29%) 3ds Max
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (14.29%) 3D Animation
4 1 (14.29%) ZBrush
4 1 (14.29%) Texturing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield 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 5 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) 3ds Max
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) ZBrush
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 3D Artist
1 5 (71.43%) Games Artist
2 3 (42.86%) Photoshop Artist
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Games Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Games Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Games Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Games Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Games Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Games Artist
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Video Game Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (71.43%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Animation
3 1 (14.29%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft