The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank - 198 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +24.13%
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
5365 5016 4596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4741 4295 3981
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter
1 3 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Couchbase
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter
Brierley Hill
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago