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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 63 46 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.77% 3.07% 0.46%
As % of the General category 5.14% 7.75% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 4
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
253 258 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 34.42% 39.63% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 226 207 242
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 March 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 March 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 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Warwick - 4 £46,250 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (31.25%) Flash
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) Memcached
4 4 (25.00%) Varnish
4 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) MySQL
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Hudson
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (25.00%) CloudFront
4 4 (25.00%) Splunk
4 4 (25.00%) SELinux
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) Maya
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (25.00%) CloudFront
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Artist
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Java Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) 3D Artist
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) Flash
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) Memcached
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
1 3 (18.75%) Graphic Design
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Games
2 2 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Animation
3 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) CentOS
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Game Development
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) UX Design
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Varnish
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
1 4 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Google
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