The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 73 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.39% 1.81% 1.40%
As % of the General category 1.36% 4.81% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 10
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Warwickshire region.

General Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
220 270 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 28.87% 37.66% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 170 205 210
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,986 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Games
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Games
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa - 2 £40,000 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 12 (44.44%) Mobile Games
2 10 (37.04%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
5 5 (18.52%) Game Development
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Android
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) Flash
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) Android Development
7 3 (11.11%) Maya
7 3 (11.11%) Adobe
7 3 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
7 3 (11.11%) Advertising
7 3 (11.11%) Animation
8 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
8 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Maya
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (3.70%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Xcode
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Korean Language
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Programmer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Games Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Server Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Games Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) 3D Artist
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) Flash
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (7.41%) iOS SDK
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.70%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Mobile Games
2 3 (11.11%) Animation
3 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.41%) Physics
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Xbox
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Game Development
2 3 (11.11%) Android Development
3 2 (7.41%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.70%) PLM
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C++
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Sony
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.70%) Intel