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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 31 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.59% - 3.85%
As % of the General category 3.85% - 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
78 51 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 41.27% 41.13% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 83
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £72,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 (94.44%) Project Management
2 16 (88.89%) Change Management
2 16 (88.89%) SAP
2 16 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) SAP Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Salesforce.com
2 16 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 16 (88.89%) Retail
2 16 (88.89%) SaaS
2 16 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 16 (88.89%) Data Centre Operations
3 15 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 15 (83.33%) CRM
4 14 (77.78%) ERP
4 14 (77.78%) SAP ERP
4 14 (77.78%) SAP HANA
5 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (50.00%) Service Management
6 9 (50.00%) Aerospace
6 9 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
6 9 (50.00%) User Experience
7 8 (44.44%) Lean Manufacturing
7 8 (44.44%) Back Office
7 8 (44.44%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
8 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
8 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) SAP PP
8 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Maya
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (77.78%) SAP ERP
2 4 (22.22%) SAP MII
2 4 (22.22%) SAP QM
2 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
2 4 (22.22%) SAP PP
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Retail
3 2 (11.11%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) PowerDesigner
General
1 16 (88.89%) Manufacturing
1 16 (88.89%) Retail
2 9 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 8 (44.44%) Back Office
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (11.11%) Billing
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Management Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Sales Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Flash Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Games Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Flash Games Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Project Management
2 16 (88.89%) Change Management
2 16 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (88.89%) Data Centre Operations
3 15 (83.33%) CRM
4 14 (77.78%) ERP
5 9 (50.00%) Service Management
5 9 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (44.44%) Lean Manufacturing
7 4 (22.22%) PLM
7 4 (22.22%) Document Management
7 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
7 4 (22.22%) Kanban
7 4 (22.22%) CAPA
7 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Business Development
9 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
9 1 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 1 (5.56%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) SAP Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) SAP
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 16 (88.89%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Infor
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle