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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
25 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 37.88% 51.61% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 8
Average salary £35,750 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Lichfield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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 2 (66.67%) Product Management
1 2 (66.67%) Game Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lichfield 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Product Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Product Manager
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Games Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Video Game Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Game Development
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA