The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank - 218 205
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.038% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.039% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Median salary - £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
Games Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5971 5160 4832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.26% 96.90% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4733 4375 4040
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Games Developer in the job title.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Games Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer across the West Midlands region.

Games Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Games Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) NUnit
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (50.00%) MSTest
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (50.00%) Moq
3 3 (50.00%) Spring.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (50.00%) Ninject
3 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Moq
1 3 (50.00%) MSTest
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (50.00%) Ninject
2 3 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (33.33%) Oculus Rift
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) MVVM
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Game Development
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
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