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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 45 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 18 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.33% 2.73% 5.00%
As % of the General category 9.06% 8.00% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 8
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +65.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
254 225 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 36.81% 34.09% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 224 185 288
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £28,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
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 28 August 2015. 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 -3 13 £37,500 -28.57% 7
Nuneaton - 1 £35,000 -
Warwick - 1 £40,000 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 32 (66.67%) MVC
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (64.58%) C#
3 28 (58.33%) .NET
4 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (43.75%) SQL
5 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 21 (43.75%) WCF
6 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 18 (37.50%) HTML
8 17 (35.42%) Degree
8 17 (35.42%) Mathematics
9 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
9 15 (31.25%) HTML5
9 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
9 15 (31.25%) Advertising
10 14 (29.17%) OO
11 13 (27.08%) Internet
11 13 (27.08%) TDD
11 13 (27.08%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (27.08%) BDD
11 13 (27.08%) CQRS
11 13 (27.08%) Web Application Development
12 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (25.00%) C++
12 12 (25.00%) CSS
13 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
14 9 (18.75%) PHP
15 8 (16.67%) Apple

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.08%) Maya
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.58%) Heroku
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (6.25%) CloudFront
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
3 8 (16.67%) SQLite
4 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.58%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Hudson
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (31.25%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Programmer
4 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Graphics Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.08%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) WCF
3 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (37.50%) HTML
5 15 (31.25%) HTML5
6 12 (25.00%) CSS
7 8 (16.67%) WPF
7 8 (16.67%) iOS SDK
7 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 8 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.58%) Task Parallel Library
8 7 (14.58%) RESTful
8 7 (14.58%) Web Services
9 4 (8.33%) Ajax
10 3 (6.25%) Flash
10 3 (6.25%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Mathematics
2 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.08%) Animation
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.08%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Android
1 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) CentOS
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) MVC
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 14 (29.17%) OO
5 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 13 (27.08%) Domain-Driven Design
5 13 (27.08%) CQRS
5 13 (27.08%) Web Application Development
5 13 (27.08%) BDD
6 7 (14.58%) SOA
7 6 (12.50%) Game Development
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.33%) OOP
9 4 (8.33%) Web Design
9 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.33%) Analytics
10 2 (4.17%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) C#
2 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (43.75%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) C++
5 9 (18.75%) PHP
6 5 (10.42%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
7 3 (6.25%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) HLSL
9 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Varnish
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Apple
1 8 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Rackspace
3 4 (8.33%) Facebook
3 4 (8.33%) Twitter
3 4 (8.33%) Adobe
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Google
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