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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 41 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.99% -
As % of the General category - 5.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £33,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
105 114 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 37.37% 37.87% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,200 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Visual Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia