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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 228 211 232
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 7 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +71.87%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
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
2201 1748 1932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.86% 32.86% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1393 1594
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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

Online Games
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 Online Games within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 -28 4 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Staffordshire +2 3 - -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Online Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) Node.js
3 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 5 (71.43%) React
4 4 (57.14%) API Integration
4 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
4 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Web Development
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 4 (57.14%) Back Office
4 4 (57.14%) LAMP
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile Games
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) ISEB
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) OOP
7 1 (14.29%) Selenium
7 1 (14.29%) jQuery

Online Games
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 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Appium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) CSS3
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) React
3 4 (57.14%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Games
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) API Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 25 days ago