The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank - 63 63
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.70% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.29% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +26.86%
Online Games
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
174 175 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.43% 30.54% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 159 134 154
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Online Games
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Staffordshire region.

Online Games Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Online Games
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Nmap
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple