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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
33 42 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 34.74% 38.18% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,105 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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

Games
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing 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 Games.

1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) HNC
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) NVQ Level 4
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HNC
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft