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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 30 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.96% 3.87% 5.58%
As % of the General category 10.53% 13.46% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,848 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £55,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
57 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 28.08% 28.73% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 26
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing 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 Games.

1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (33.33%) OLTP
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) ETL Development
5 4 (26.67%) TypeScript
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Regular Expression
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) OLTP
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Grunt
1 2 (13.33%) gulp
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Junior
2 3 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Junior Information Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Junior Information Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Junior Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Regular Expression
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Social Media Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) TypeScript
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple