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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 32 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.47% 0.75% 5.56%
As % of the General category 23.26% 6.06% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -33.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
43 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.93% 12.41% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 31
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £76,000 £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 2 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 28 (73.68%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
3 23 (60.53%) SQL
4 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
5 13 (34.21%) C#
5 13 (34.21%) Web Development
5 13 (34.21%) Online Games
5 13 (34.21%) PCI DSS
6 12 (31.58%) Security Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Wireshark
6 12 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (26.32%) Web Application Development
8 7 (18.42%) Information Security
8 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
11 3 (7.89%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.89%) Web Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
11 3 (7.89%) Back Office
11 3 (7.89%) MVC
11 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
11 3 (7.89%) Degree
11 3 (7.89%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.89%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Security Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) Application Security Specialist
3 8 (21.05%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Web Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# Web Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Junior
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Software Manager
6 4 (10.53%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Information Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) XSLT
3 2 (5.26%) XHTML
3 2 (5.26%) Ajax
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) CSS3
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Online Games
2 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Arduino
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Web Development
2 12 (31.58%) Security Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (26.32%) Web Application Development
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Web Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) SOA
8 2 (5.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
3 13 (34.21%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PMP
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.26%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.63%) Atmel
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