The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 27 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.48% 1.67% -
As % of the General category 34.04% 9.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £37,000 £39,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.10% 17.99% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 17
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £15,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Staffordshire

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 25 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 34 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 32 (72.73%) SQL
4 28 (63.64%) T-SQL
5 21 (47.73%) VB.NET
5 21 (47.73%) C#
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%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.64%) HTML
10 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.64%) MVC
10 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 6 (13.64%) HTML5
10 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.64%) jQuery
11 5 (11.36%) Degree
11 5 (11.36%) Information Security
12 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
12 4 (9.09%) TDD
12 4 (9.09%) NUnit
12 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 4 (9.09%) OOA/OOD

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
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%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Security Specialist
4 12 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 12 (27.27%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Application Security Specialist
5 9 (20.45%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Information Specialist
7 4 (9.09%) Junior
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 34 (77.27%) 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
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) Android Development
8 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.55%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) SOA
8 2 (4.55%) SEO
9 1 (2.27%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 28 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 21 (47.73%) VB.NET
3 21 (47.73%) 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
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
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
3 1 (2.27%) F5
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + OTE £40k
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 8 days ago