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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 11.82% - -
As % of the General category 22.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Median salary £36,000 - -
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
57 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 51.82% 33.33% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 27
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,908
% change year-on-year
- +4.87%

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
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
1 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) MCSD
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
5 1 (7.69%) DirectX
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Subversion

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Games Tester
1 9 (69.23%) Tester
2 8 (61.54%) Lead Tester
2 8 (61.54%) Software Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Games Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) DirectX
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
1 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) MCSD
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
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