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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 45 49
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.40% 0.80%
As % of the General category - 0.81% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
89 123 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 29.87% 48.62% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 46
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £43,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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