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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 22 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.23% 9.12% 3.65%
As % of the General category 21.69% 45.76% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 7
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £57,000
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
83 59 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 42.56% 19.93% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 31
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,039
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (25.00%) Replication
5 6 (25.00%) Clustering
5 6 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.83%) Functional Programming
6 5 (20.83%) Hedge funds
6 5 (20.83%) Java
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Middleware
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) F#
6 5 (20.83%) Scala
6 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
6 5 (20.83%) Physics
6 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.83%) Haskell
6 5 (20.83%) Erlang
7 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.50%) OLTP
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (25.00%) DBA
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 5 (20.83%) AWS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Hedge funds
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Functional Programming
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) ETL Development
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Test Management
6 1 (4.17%) People Management
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Haskell
2 5 (20.83%) Erlang
2 5 (20.83%) F#
2 5 (20.83%) Scala
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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