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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 19 25
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch - 3.51% 1.56%
As % of the General category - 7.69% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Worcestershire

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

General Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
38 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 48.72% 45.61% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 37
Average salary £36,500 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.76% -28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Games
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Games Salary Trend in Redditch

Games
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Robotics
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (25.00%) MFC
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Junior
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Robotics
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++