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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 49 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 27 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.15% 3.29% 1.53%
As % of the General category 12.39% 12.70% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 8
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
218 189 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.54% 25.89% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 175 160 125
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 19 £42,500 +3.65%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - -
Stafford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 11 (32.35%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (26.47%) QA
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) Linux
6 7 (20.59%) Replication
6 7 (20.59%) Clustering
6 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (17.65%) Functional Programming
7 6 (17.65%) Erlang
7 6 (17.65%) Degree
7 6 (17.65%) Banking
7 6 (17.65%) Middleware
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 6 (17.65%) .NET
7 6 (17.65%) Java
7 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) CSS
8 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.71%) ETL
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) OLTP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
1 5 (14.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) DMZ
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (14.71%) OLTP
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) DBA
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server DBA
2 7 (20.59%) SQL DBA
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.71%) AWS Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Middleware
1 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Replication
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (14.71%) Physics
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Online Games
4 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.65%) Functional Programming
3 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) ETL
4 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) ETL Development
6 2 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Coaching
6 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) Erlang
3 6 (17.65%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) Haskell
4 5 (14.71%) F#
4 5 (14.71%) Scala
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.88%) Lingo
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
2 1 (2.94%) Google
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Posted: 14 days ago
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