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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - 211 196
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.079% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.24% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -21.13%
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
1951 1654 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.27% 32.69% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1419 1190
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Games Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 17 days ago