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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 39 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.17% 0.39% -
As % of the General category 6.82% 1.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
88 95 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 31.77% 36.96% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 83
Median salary £31,000 £48,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.41% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £34,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Ninject
3 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (66.67%) iPhone
3 4 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (66.67%) Google
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (66.67%) Google Play
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Google Play
2 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) GitLab
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (16.67%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (66.67%) Ninject
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) Vue.js
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Affiliate Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) API Integration
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) PHP 7
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Google