The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 14 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.17% 1.89% -
As % of the General category 5.88% 6.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
West Midlands

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

General Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
34 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 53.97% 27.36% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 36
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £36,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,100 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Wolverhampton region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Games
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Games Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Games
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) DirectX
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Games Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) DirectX
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft