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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 58 39 64
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 46 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.85% 5.09% 1.31%
As % of the General category 9.25% 12.27% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
227 375 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 30.76% 41.53% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 178 278 193
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +19 8 £47,500 - 1
Southam - 1 £17,500 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 18 (39.13%) C++
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 15 (32.61%) C#
2 15 (32.61%) Mobile Games
3 14 (30.43%) Game Development
4 11 (23.91%) Java
5 10 (21.74%) Flash
5 10 (21.74%) NoSQL
5 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
6 9 (19.57%) Python
6 9 (19.57%) Windows
7 8 (17.39%) Advertising
7 8 (17.39%) Objective-C
7 8 (17.39%) Twitter
7 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
8 7 (15.22%) 3D Modelling
8 7 (15.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (15.22%) OO
8 7 (15.22%) Photoshop
9 6 (13.04%) MySQL
9 6 (13.04%) UNIX
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (10.87%) Linux
10 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.87%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
10 5 (10.87%) HTML
10 5 (10.87%) MVC
10 5 (10.87%) 3ds Max

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (15.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (15.22%) Photoshop
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) 3ds Max
3 4 (8.70%) Maya
4 3 (6.52%) S-PLUS
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (2.17%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) Couchbase
3 5 (10.87%) Big Data
3 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Xcode
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (17.39%) Advertising
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Programmer
3 5 (10.87%) Games Programmer
4 4 (8.70%) Server Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Games Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Games Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Online Marketing Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Graduate
7 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Flash
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (8.70%) HTML5
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) WCF
4 3 (6.52%) WPF
4 3 (6.52%) Android SDK
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.35%) iOS SDK
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (2.17%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.17%) DirectX
6 1 (2.17%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Mobile Games
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.87%) Graphic Design
3 5 (10.87%) Motion Graphics
3 5 (10.87%) User Experience
4 4 (8.70%) Statistics
5 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.35%) Physics
6 2 (4.35%) Animation
7 1 (2.17%) Social Media
7 1 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.17%) Xbox
7 1 (2.17%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) UNIX
4 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Game Development
2 7 (15.22%) 3D Modelling
2 7 (15.22%) OO
3 5 (10.87%) MVC
3 5 (10.87%) UX Design
4 4 (8.70%) Bayesian Methods
4 4 (8.70%) Machine Learning
4 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics
4 4 (8.70%) Analytics
4 4 (8.70%) Android Development
4 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
4 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Web Development
5 3 (6.52%) People Management
6 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C++
2 15 (32.61%) C#
3 11 (23.91%) Java
4 9 (19.57%) Python
5 8 (17.39%) Objective-C
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) Scala
7 4 (8.70%) R
7 4 (8.70%) C
7 4 (8.70%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.35%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) SQL
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Twitter
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) Sony
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Intel
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
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