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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 33 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.18% 1.05% 6.67%
As % of the General category 20.00% 8.57% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £34,000 £27,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -46.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £27,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,400 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
45 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.90% 12.28% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 33
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,600 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (70.00%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (53.33%) SQL
4 15 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (33.33%) C#
5 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 9 (30.00%) Online Games
6 9 (30.00%) Web Development
7 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
8 7 (23.33%) Information Security
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Project Management
11 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
12 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (10.00%) JIRA
12 3 (10.00%) Web Testing
12 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
12 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
12 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
12 3 (10.00%) Back Office
12 3 (10.00%) MVC
12 3 (10.00%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Security Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Application Security Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Junior
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Software Manager
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Information Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) XSLT
3 2 (6.67%) XHTML
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) CSS3
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Online Games
2 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Web Development
2 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) SEO
8 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
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