The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 15 20
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 3.28% 1.12%
As % of the General category - 8.70% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

General Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 32.69% 37.70% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 22
Median salary £33,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £29,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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