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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 72 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.53% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 0.84% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £37,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +97.36%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
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
203 237 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.06% 39.50% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 193 202 196
Median salary £43,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,674 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +4.18%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Online 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Appium
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA