The first 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 23 July 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 20 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.43% 5.26% -
As % of the General category 3.13% 12.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 0
Average salary - £34,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
64 124 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 45.71% 43.51% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 92 76
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
England

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 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco