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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 225 211 220
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 12 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.34% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 1
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -26.08%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
5781 5618 5169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.84% 95.72% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4574 4611 4325
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Games Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Games Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -14 8 £45,000 +56.52% 3
Staffordshire -7 3 £27,500 -65.62%
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 - 1
Games Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (58.33%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (33.33%) HTTP
5 4 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (33.33%) Game Development
5 4 (33.33%) WebGL
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) Animation
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) Android
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) React
8 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 4 (33.33%) WebGL
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) DirectX
3 1 (8.33%) DOM
3 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (33.33%) Animation
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
West Midlands
Gleeson Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Home working
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Home working
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Kwalee
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 25 days ago