The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 35 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.86% 0.34% 1.37%
As % of the General category 8.54% 0.83% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £27,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £52,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £52,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Games
West Midlands

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

General Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 120 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 33.47% 41.10% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 74 72 67
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £23,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Games
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Games Salary Trend in Solihull

Games
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Solihull

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) KnockoutJS
1 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (71.43%) Sass
2 5 (71.43%) LESS
2 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Graduate
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Graduate C# Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Junior
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) KnockoutJS
1 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (71.43%) Sass
2 5 (71.43%) LESS
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft