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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 32 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.52% 0.43% -
As % of the General category 1.75% 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £26,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
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
57 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 29.38% 20.69% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55 47 49
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,800 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 29 September 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
Worcester - 1 £26,000 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Xcode
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Ergonomics
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MFC
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) STL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) wxWidgets
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Qt
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) BDD

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Clang
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) GUI Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Designer
3 1 (16.67%) CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (33.33%) MFC
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
1 2 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 2 (33.33%) Qt
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) STL
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Ergonomics
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) PHP