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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 49 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 43 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.50% 4.61% 1.71%
As % of the General category 10.68% 11.11% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 11
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
234 387 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 32.73% 41.52% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 192 288 197
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,305 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +21 9 £47,500 - 1
Southam - 1 £17,500 - 1
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (36.54%) Degree
2 18 (34.62%) C++
3 16 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 15 (28.85%) C#
4 15 (28.85%) Python
4 15 (28.85%) Mobile Games
5 14 (26.92%) Game Development
6 12 (23.08%) MySQL
7 11 (21.15%) Java
7 11 (21.15%) Big Data
7 11 (21.15%) Hadoop
8 10 (19.23%) Statistics
8 10 (19.23%) Data Analytics
8 10 (19.23%) Analytics
8 10 (19.23%) Bayesian Methods
8 10 (19.23%) R
8 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
8 10 (19.23%) Machine Learning
8 10 (19.23%) MATLAB
8 10 (19.23%) Flash
8 10 (19.23%) Data Analysis
9 8 (15.38%) Advertising
9 8 (15.38%) Objective-C
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
9 8 (15.38%) Twitter
9 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
10 7 (13.46%) 3D Modelling
10 7 (13.46%) OO
10 7 (13.46%) Photoshop
10 7 (13.46%) Adobe Illustrator

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (13.46%) Photoshop
1 7 (13.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (9.62%) 3ds Max
3 4 (7.69%) Maya
3 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (5.77%) S-PLUS
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.92%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 12 (23.08%) MySQL
3 11 (21.15%) Big Data
3 11 (21.15%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.62%) Couchbase
4 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Xcode
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (15.38%) Advertising
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Programmer
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Games Programmer
3 5 (9.62%) Data Scientist
4 4 (7.69%) Games Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Games Programmer
5 3 (5.77%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Server Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Online Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Android Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Graduate
7 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Flash
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 5 (9.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (7.69%) HTML5
3 4 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (5.77%) WCF
4 3 (5.77%) WPF
4 3 (5.77%) Android SDK
5 2 (3.85%) iOS SDK
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.92%) DirectX
6 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.92%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Mobile Games
2 10 (19.23%) Statistics
3 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.62%) Graphic Design
4 5 (9.62%) User Experience
4 5 (9.62%) Motion Graphics
5 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.85%) Physics
6 2 (3.85%) Animation
7 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.92%) Open Source
7 1 (1.92%) Social Media
7 1 (1.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX
4 5 (9.62%) Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Game Development
2 10 (19.23%) Data Analytics
2 10 (19.23%) Analytics
2 10 (19.23%) Bayesian Methods
2 10 (19.23%) Machine Learning
2 10 (19.23%) Data Analysis
3 7 (13.46%) 3D Modelling
3 7 (13.46%) OO
4 5 (9.62%) MVC
4 5 (9.62%) User Experience Design
5 4 (7.69%) People Management
5 4 (7.69%) Android Development
5 4 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) SEO
6 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.77%) Online Marketing
6 3 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C++
2 15 (28.85%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) Python
3 11 (21.15%) Java
4 10 (19.23%) R
4 10 (19.23%) MATLAB
5 8 (15.38%) Objective-C
6 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.62%) Scala
7 4 (7.69%) C
8 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Twitter
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Sony
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Intel
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southam, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Amiqus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago