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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 54 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.37% 3.04% 4.17%
As % of the General category 15.13% 9.79% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 21
Median salary £38,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £65,000
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
152 194 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.25% 31.04% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 107 165 172
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £56,750 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 9 £50,000 - 2
Stafford - 7 £21,500 - 1
Lichfield - 5 £29,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -29 1 - - 1
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 20 (48.78%) C#
2 20 (48.78%) .NET
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 15 (36.59%) HTML
5 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
5 14 (34.15%) Mobile App
6 13 (31.71%) MCSD
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
7 12 (29.27%) VB.NET
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
7 12 (29.27%) Degree
8 10 (24.39%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (24.39%) HTML5
8 10 (24.39%) OOP
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) MVC
10 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
11 5 (12.20%) RTP
11 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
11 5 (12.20%) SLA
11 5 (12.20%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (12.20%) Animation
11 5 (12.20%) jQuery
12 4 (9.76%) FMCG

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 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.44%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) SPSS
3 1 (2.44%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) OLAP
3 1 (2.44%) OLTP
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Web Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Applications Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Web Applications Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) 3D Artist
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Games Artist
6 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Graduate
7 3 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Graduate Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Photoshop Artist
8 2 (4.88%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Games Artist
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) HTML
3 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
4 10 (24.39%) HTML5
5 5 (12.20%) jQuery
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
7 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (7.32%) WCF
7 3 (7.32%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (2.44%) Middleware
8 1 (2.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.20%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (12.20%) Animation
3 4 (9.76%) FMCG
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) EPoS
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
1 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Mobile Application Development
1 10 (24.39%) OOP
2 6 (14.63%) MVC
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) CRM
3 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (7.32%) Scrum
5 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) SDLC
5 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 1 (2.44%) Analytics
6 1 (2.44%) ETL Development
6 1 (2.44%) IT Audit
6 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Texturing
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
4 12 (29.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.88%) F#
5 2 (4.88%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Erlang
6 1 (2.44%) Go
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) MCSD
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (29.27%) Degree
3 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.88%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
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