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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 66 45 81
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +36
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.71% 2.79% 0.25%
As % of the General category 2.11% 7.31% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 2
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +27.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £37,500 £29,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
237 219 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 33.66% 38.22% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 213 168 237
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +5 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Warwick - 2 £37,500 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Android
1 4 (23.53%) Game Development
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
2 3 (17.65%) Android Development
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Games
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Flash
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) Physics
3 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Maya
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.88%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Artist
2 2 (11.76%) Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Android Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
3 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
3 1 (5.88%) 3D Artist
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
2 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
2 2 (11.76%) Flash
3 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.88%) DirectX
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Memcached
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile Games
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.76%) Physics
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Game Development
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Android Development
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C++
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Varnish
1 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Intel
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Sony
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) SaltStack