The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 46 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.44% 0.39% 1.30%
As % of the General category 5.49% 1.33% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +16.27%
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 Worcestershire region.

General Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
91 75 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 26.22% 29.41% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73 59 91
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Games
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Worcestershire region.

Games Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Games
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidderminster - 2 £35,000 -
Malvern - 2 £40,000 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 2 (40.00%) STL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MFC
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Ergonomics
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) wxWidgets
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Qt
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (40.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Clang
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) GUI Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Designer
3 1 (20.00%) CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (40.00%) MFC
1 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (40.00%) Qt
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) STL
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) wxWidgets
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Ergonomics
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby