Period
to 20 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 160 80
Rank change year-on-year -3 -80 -23
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 26 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.56% 0.70% 3.00%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.82% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 120
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% -14.29% -14.11%
10th Percentile £38,250 £23,500 £20,350
90th Percentile £69,000 £42,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +26.67% -20.00% -6.25%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,029 1,428 1,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.93% 38.42% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 723 1,032 1,239
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Birmingham

Games
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Games in Birmingham

Games
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Juniper
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) Brocade
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) Social Media
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Business One
3 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Pay per click

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (11.11%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Head of Operations
3 2 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Digital
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) Kafka
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) WebGL
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) LESS
3 1 (5.56%) Pixi.js
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 2 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) DevOps
1 3 (16.67%) Network Design
1 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
2 2 (11.11%) Pay per click
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) SEO
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) OOP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) ES6
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Brocade
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) SAP