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 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 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.16% - -
As % of the General category 4.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
24 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 27.91% 32.39% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 8
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript