The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 - 123
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% - 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £31,250 - £36,250
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -10.25%  

Online Games is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 747 982 694
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 38.62% 41.98% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 555 602 570
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Online Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in Birmingham

Online Games
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Online Games in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Online 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 24 (88.89%) HTML
2 24 (88.89%) CSS
2 24 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (88.89%) Web Development
2 24 (88.89%) HTML5
2 24 (88.89%) CSS3
3 13 (48.15%) Apple iOS
3 13 (48.15%) Android
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 13 (48.15%) Mobile Development
4 11 (40.74%) React
4 11 (40.74%) OO PHP
4 11 (40.74%) Node.js
4 11 (40.74%) API Integration
4 11 (40.74%) Back Office
4 11 (40.74%) OO
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) PHP
4 11 (40.74%) MySQL
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) LAMP
4 11 (40.74%) Mobile Games
4 11 (40.74%) jQuery
4 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
4 11 (40.74%) NoSQL

Online 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
1 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 11 (40.74%) Back Office
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 11 (40.74%) PHP Developer
3 11 (40.74%) PHP Web Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Web Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Lead C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Lead Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) CSS
1 24 (88.89%) CSS3
1 24 (88.89%) HTML
1 24 (88.89%) HTML5
2 13 (48.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
3 11 (40.74%) jQuery
3 11 (40.74%) LAMP
3 11 (40.74%) Node.js
3 11 (40.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Mobile Games
2 4 (14.81%) BBC
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Android
1 13 (48.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) Web Development
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Mobile Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) API Integration
3 11 (40.74%) OO
3 11 (40.74%) OO PHP
4 8 (29.63%) Software Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) Game Development
6 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) RHCE
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) RHCA
2 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) New Relic
1 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
1 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle