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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 56 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.83% 2.30% 2.63%
As % of the General category 5.82% 7.55% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 12
Average salary £45,000 £28,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% -42.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,782 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £80,500
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
189 159 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.45% 30.46% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 168 127 104
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Games
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -2 4 £19,000 -61.02%
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £46,250 -
Stafford +5 3 - -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) .NET
3 11 (32.35%) ETL
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 8 (23.53%) C#
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (20.59%) OLTP
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 6 (17.65%) QA
8 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.76%) MS Office
9 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (11.76%) HTML5
9 4 (11.76%) Office 365
9 4 (11.76%) TypeScript
9 4 (11.76%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) ETL Development
10 3 (8.82%) Performance Optimisation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.59%) OLTP
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Grunt
1 2 (5.88%) gulp
1 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
1 2 (5.88%) NUnit
1 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Developer
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Lead SQL Server Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (11.76%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Development Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Information Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
5 3 (8.82%) Regular Expression
6 2 (5.88%) CSS3
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) Sass
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ETL
2 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) ETL Development
4 4 (11.76%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) Coaching
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security
5 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Line Management
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
5 3 (8.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.76%) TypeScript
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) MCSD
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Apple
2 1 (2.94%) Google
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