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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 59 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.63% 0.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.83% +21.25%
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
203 189 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.87% 30.10% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 163 155 186
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £20,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Online Games Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Online 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 Online Games within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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 +8 3 £39,500 +46.29%
Tamworth - 1 £25,000 -
Online Games
West Midlands

Online Games
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Nessus
3 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (50.00%) Nmap
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) OWASP
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Application Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple