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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - 225 207
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.038% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.11% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 14
Median salary - £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £39,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -12.22%
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
2336 1848 1862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.02% 34.70% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 1520 1580
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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