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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 41 42
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.44% 0.89%
As % of the General category - 1.04% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
63 96 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 24.05% 42.11% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 77 96
Average salary £34,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Macromedia
1 3 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Motion Graphics
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Web Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 2 (66.67%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
1 3 (100.00%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Macromedia