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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 44 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.37% 1.00% 2.33%
As % of the General category 1.52% 2.00% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
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
66 150 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 24.63% 49.83% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 59
Average salary £37,500 £41,495 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.62% +12.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
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