The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 15 April 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 Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.06% - -
As % of the General category 3.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
General Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
30 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 31.91% 20.97% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 7
Average salary £37,500 £32,100 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.82% +49.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £21,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £40,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Games
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Walsall region.

Games Salary Trend in Walsall

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) JMX
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JasperReports
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) JasperReports
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Java Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) JMX
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle