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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.55% - -
As % of the General category 10.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
20 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 45.45% 40.66% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 31
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £38,500 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £39,000 £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 15 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing

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 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Games Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification