The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 64 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.13% 3.15% 1.63%
As % of the General category 3.93% 11.04% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 9
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £19,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
178 154 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.85% 28.52% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 129 137 135
Median salary £42,000 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,290 £55,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Staffordshire region.

Games Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Games
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -18 3 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Stafford - 3 £42,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.83%) iPad
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Marketing
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) Web Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.67%) QA
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) MySQL
7 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (16.67%) PHP
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) EPoS
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) Spring
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) CSS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (8.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) RTP
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) AccuRev
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Appium
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Games Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Lead Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Games Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Lead PHP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Games Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Games Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.33%) Games Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Video Game Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) CSS3
4 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (12.50%) Spring
4 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.33%) Laravel
5 2 (8.33%) Node.js
5 2 (8.33%) React
5 2 (8.33%) Symfony
5 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) iPad
2 4 (16.67%) EPoS
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
5 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Scala
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
2 2 (8.33%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Google
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