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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 42 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.64% 1.32% 2.53%
As % of the General category 5.19% 3.00% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -42.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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 Worcestershire region.

General Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 100 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 31.56% 43.86% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 62 89 59
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch -13 4 £25,000 +16.27%
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Robotics
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (25.00%) MFC
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Junior
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Robotics
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago