The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 45 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.38% 9.28% 3.23%
As % of the General category 17.95% 23.68% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 5
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £80,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

General Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
39 76 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.27% 39.18% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 29
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,450 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Games
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Games Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Games
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
3 4 (44.44%) iPad
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Scala
5 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 2 (22.22%) AccuRev
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Back Office
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) CSS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) AccuRev
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Games Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Games Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Tester
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Games Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 1 (11.11%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Web Testing
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Erlang
3 1 (11.11%) Go
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
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