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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - 4.35%
As % of the General category - - 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £18,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
27 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 29.35% 19.23% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 8
Average salary £35,000 £42,303 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.26% +26.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £34,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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