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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 38 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.56% 2.04% 4.79%
As % of the General category 2.86% 7.02% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
35 57 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.55% 29.08% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 53 41
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £25,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £57,500 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Google Play
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) BDD

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Games Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Games Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago