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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 55 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.38% 4.12% 3.36%
As % of the General category 14.65% 12.33% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 17
Median salary £36,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £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
157 219 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.09% 33.38% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 118 175 158
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -7 7 £45,000 -
Lichfield - 7 £29,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -30 5 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Stafford +11 4 £30,750 -18.00% 1
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) .NET
3 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) Mobile App
5 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
6 11 (24.44%) MCSD
6 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
6 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (24.44%) Degree
6 11 (24.44%) HTML5
7 10 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 10 (22.22%) OOP
8 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
10 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.33%) jQuery
11 5 (11.11%) Animation
11 5 (11.11%) SLA
11 5 (11.11%) RTP
11 5 (11.11%) MVC

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 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) 3ds Max
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.22%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) OLTP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) AccuRev
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) 3D Artist
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Games Artist
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Software Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Games Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Photoshop Artist
8 2 (4.44%) C++ Games Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C++ Games Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Games Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Games Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
3 11 (24.44%) HTML5
4 6 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (8.89%) CSS
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.67%) WCF
6 3 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.22%) CSS3
7 1 (2.22%) DOM
7 1 (2.22%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.22%) React
7 1 (2.22%) Sass
7 1 (2.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (11.11%) Animation
3 4 (8.89%) FMCG
3 4 (8.89%) iPad
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
1 10 (22.22%) OOP
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.11%) MVC
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
5 4 (8.89%) CRM
5 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.89%) Scrum
5 4 (8.89%) SDLC
5 4 (8.89%) Web Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Open Source
6 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.22%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) C#
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
4 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) C
7 2 (4.44%) F#
8 1 (2.22%) Erlang
8 1 (2.22%) Go
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) R
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
1 11 (24.44%) MCSD
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) Google
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