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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 33 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.76% 3.94% 1.32%
As % of the General category 17.02% 32.26% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £27,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £73,000 £46,750
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
47 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.07% 12.20% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 17
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,675 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £70,500
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 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Web Testing
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) PMP
4 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (17.65%) Online Games
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Nessus

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Back Office
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Software Test Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Information Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Testing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Application Security Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (17.65%) Online Games
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Web Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.76%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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