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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 36 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 4.29% -
As % of the General category - 9.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Average salary - £33,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
103 136 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 35.64% 44.88% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 51 76 36
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £24,100 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £68,600
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 9 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft