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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 28 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.26% 0.37% 1.50%
As % of the General category 25.71% 2.50% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
35 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.68% 14.71% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £20,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £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 20 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 35 (79.55%) .NET
2 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 30 (68.18%) SQL
4 26 (59.09%) T-SQL
5 19 (43.18%) C#
5 19 (43.18%) VB.NET
6 15 (34.09%) Web Development
7 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (29.55%) Wireshark
7 13 (29.55%) Online Games
7 13 (29.55%) Security Testing
7 13 (29.55%) PCI DSS
8 12 (27.27%) Web Application Development
9 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.64%) CSS
10 6 (13.64%) HTML
10 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 6 (13.64%) MVC
10 6 (13.64%) jQuery
10 6 (13.64%) HTML5
10 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Information Security
11 5 (11.36%) Degree
11 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
12 4 (9.09%) TDD
12 4 (9.09%) NUnit
12 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Objective-C

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) NUnit
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.82%) Back Office
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) C# Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Security Specialist
4 10 (22.73%) C# Web Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Web Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Applications Specialist
5 9 (20.45%) Application Security Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Information Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (9.09%) Junior
7 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Software Manager
7 3 (6.82%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) .NET
2 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.64%) jQuery
3 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) CSS3
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) XSLT
4 2 (4.55%) XHTML
4 2 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Online Games
2 4 (9.09%) Online Gambling
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Physics
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Android
1 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Web Development
2 13 (29.55%) Security Testing
2 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.64%) MVC
5 5 (11.36%) Information Security
5 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.82%) Web Testing
7 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) SOA
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) SEO
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 26 (59.09%) T-SQL
3 19 (43.18%) VB.NET
3 19 (43.18%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.27%) Atmel
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