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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 23 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.80% 1.41% 5.23%
As % of the General category 14.29% 3.08% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 14
Average salary £35,000 - £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
98 65 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.57% 45.77% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 75 38 94
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £72,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 17 (77.27%) Project Management
2 16 (72.73%) Change Management
2 16 (72.73%) SAP
2 16 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) SAP Certification
2 16 (72.73%) Salesforce.com
2 16 (72.73%) Manufacturing
2 16 (72.73%) Retail
2 16 (72.73%) SaaS
2 16 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 16 (72.73%) Data Centre Operations
3 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
3 15 (68.18%) CRM
4 14 (63.64%) ERP
4 14 (63.64%) SAP ERP
4 14 (63.64%) SAP HANA
5 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (40.91%) Service Management
6 9 (40.91%) SAP Implementation
6 9 (40.91%) Aerospace
6 9 (40.91%) User Experience
7 8 (36.36%) Lean Manufacturing
7 8 (36.36%) Back Office
7 8 (36.36%) PowerDesigner
8 6 (27.27%) Business Development
9 4 (18.18%) SAP QM
9 4 (18.18%) PLM
9 4 (18.18%) Document Management
9 4 (18.18%) Kanban

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Maya
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (63.64%) SAP ERP
2 4 (18.18%) SAP MII
2 4 (18.18%) SAP QM
2 4 (18.18%) SAP SD
2 4 (18.18%) SAP PP
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Retail
3 2 (9.09%) SAP MM
4 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
4 1 (4.55%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) PowerDesigner
General
1 16 (72.73%) Manufacturing
1 16 (72.73%) Retail
2 9 (40.91%) Aerospace
3 8 (36.36%) Back Office
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
2 9 (40.91%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Development Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Management Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Business Development Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Business Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Business Development Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Business Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Development Manager
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Sales Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Games Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Flash Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Flash Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (40.91%) User Experience
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Project Management
2 16 (72.73%) Change Management
2 16 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (72.73%) Data Centre Operations
3 15 (68.18%) CRM
4 14 (63.64%) ERP
5 9 (40.91%) Service Management
5 9 (40.91%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (36.36%) Lean Manufacturing
7 6 (27.27%) Business Development
8 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (18.18%) Kanban
8 4 (18.18%) CAPA
8 4 (18.18%) PLM
8 4 (18.18%) Document Management
8 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.55%) Logistics
9 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) ABAP
2 1 (4.55%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) SAP Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) SAP
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 16 (72.73%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) Infor
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: 22-25k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Ciber UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago