The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 7 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 46 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 27.06% 0.53% -
As % of the General category 47.42% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Games
England

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

General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 83 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 57.06% 43.92% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 61 22
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £47,325
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £78,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Games
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Games Salary Trend in the Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 41 (89.13%) SAP
1 41 (89.13%) Business Intelligence
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
1 41 (89.13%) SAP Certification
1 41 (89.13%) Salesforce.com
1 41 (89.13%) Change Management
1 41 (89.13%) Manufacturing
1 41 (89.13%) Project Management
1 41 (89.13%) Retail
1 41 (89.13%) SaaS
2 36 (78.26%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (78.26%) MS Excel
3 22 (47.83%) CRM
4 15 (32.61%) ERP
5 14 (30.43%) ABAP
6 12 (26.09%) Billing
7 8 (17.39%) SAP ERP
7 8 (17.39%) SAP HANA
7 8 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (15.22%) SAP SD
8 7 (15.22%) SAP FI
8 7 (15.22%) Business Objects
8 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (15.22%) SAP CO
8 7 (15.22%) LSMW
8 7 (15.22%) Validation
8 7 (15.22%) Migration
8 7 (15.22%) SAP CRM
8 7 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (15.22%) Workflow

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 36 (78.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) SAP ERP
2 7 (15.22%) SAP SD
2 7 (15.22%) SAP FI
2 7 (15.22%) SAP CRM
2 7 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (15.22%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 41 (89.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SAP HANA
2 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (15.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) LSMW
General
1 41 (89.13%) Manufacturing
1 41 (89.13%) Retail
2 12 (26.09%) Billing
3 7 (15.22%) General Ledger
3 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 7 (15.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Consultant
1 21 (45.65%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) CRM Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) SAP CRM Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Data Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Sales Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Migration Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) SAP Architect
2 7 (15.22%) SAP Data Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Data Migration Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Development Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Business Development Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Development Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Business Development Manager
3 5 (10.87%) SAP Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 36 (78.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) Business Intelligence
1 41 (89.13%) Change Management
1 41 (89.13%) Project Management
2 22 (47.83%) CRM
3 15 (32.61%) ERP
4 7 (15.22%) Workflow
4 7 (15.22%) Validation
4 7 (15.22%) Migration
4 7 (15.22%) Logistics
4 7 (15.22%) Service Management
4 7 (15.22%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (15.22%) Time Management
4 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
4 7 (15.22%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (15.22%) Data Validation
5 5 (10.87%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Business Development
5 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 41 (89.13%) SAP Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) SAP
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
1 41 (89.13%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (15.22%) Business Objects