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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 45 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.11% 1.10% 3.89%
As % of the General category 14.79% 3.72% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 10
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -56.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
169 188 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.75% 29.56% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 139 163 96
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Stafford +15 10 £21,500 +7.50%
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £47,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent -3 4 £36,000 +44.00% 1
Lichfield - 3 £29,000 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
1 17 (47.22%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 11 (30.56%) MCSD
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
5 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.78%) Degree
5 10 (27.78%) HTML5
6 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) OOP
7 8 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.11%) ETL
9 4 (11.11%) CSS
9 4 (11.11%) FMCG
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (11.11%) jQuery
9 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.33%) ETL Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.78%) SPSS
3 1 (2.78%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) RTP
1 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) OLTP
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Grunt
2 1 (2.78%) gulp
2 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Applications Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
6 3 (8.33%) 3D Artist
6 3 (8.33%) Games Artist
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Information Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) HTML5
4 4 (11.11%) CSS
4 4 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) Regular Expression
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.78%) CSS3
6 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware
6 1 (2.78%) Sass
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) FMCG
3 3 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (8.33%) Animation
4 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
1 8 (22.22%) OOP
2 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 4 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (8.33%) ETL Development
3 3 (8.33%) Information Security
3 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.33%) MVC
3 3 (8.33%) SDLC
3 3 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.56%) CRM
4 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) F#
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) Erlang
7 1 (2.78%) Go
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) MCSD
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.78%) Degree
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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