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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 45 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 4 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.84% 2.23% 11.48%
As % of the General category 5.26% 7.55% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 19
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
38 53 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.97% 29.61% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 59
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) OLTP
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Go
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) OLTP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) ETL Development
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Erlang
3 1 (16.67%) Go
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google