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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 36 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.26% 0.90% -
As % of the General category 16.47% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 -
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 Worcestershire region.

General Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
85 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.84% 23.87% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 82 44 50
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 - 9 £42,500 - 1
Kidderminster - 5 £37,500 - 1
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Ruby
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (80.00%) WCF
2 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (80.00%) RESTful
2 12 (80.00%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 12 (80.00%) Node.js
2 12 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 12 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 12 (80.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 12 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (46.67%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) PHP

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 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Internet Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 12 (80.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 12 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 12 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
1 12 (80.00%) Node.js
1 12 (80.00%) RESTful
1 12 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 12 (80.00%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) BDD
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
1 12 (80.00%) TDD
1 12 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
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