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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 40 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.51% 0.65% 1.47%
As % of the General category 4.76% 1.39% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
84 144 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 31.70% 46.45% 37.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 68 58
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 June 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Solihull

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) LESS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Graduate
3 2 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Graduate C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) LESS
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
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