The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 216 202 203
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 4 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.69% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 1
Average salary £42,500 £62,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £41,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +26.15%
Online Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1855 1751 1930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.28% 32.55% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1457 1621
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Online Games
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Online Games Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Online Games
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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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
Birmingham 0 2 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Dudley - 2 £42,500 - 1
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Games
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) CSS3
4 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
5 3 (42.86%) Game Development
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (28.57%) Three.js
7 1 (14.29%) Android Development
7 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 1 (14.29%) API Integration
7 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (14.29%) Android
7 1 (14.29%) MySQL
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (14.29%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Three.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Game Development
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) API Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago