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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 15 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 10.71% - 0.88%
As % of the General category 20.00% - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Median salary £36,000 - £32,500
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
60 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 53.57% 30.85% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 30
Median salary £41,750 £33,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.70% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 29 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (57.14%) XML
1 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) MCSD
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) OOP

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Games Tester
1 10 (71.43%) Tester
2 8 (57.14%) Lead Tester
2 8 (57.14%) Software Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Games Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) DirectX
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (14.29%) OOP
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
1 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSD
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft