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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 23 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.23% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -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 653 984 607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.01% 41.05% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 457 628 502
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
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

Online Games
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Online Games in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 25 (100.00%) Games
2 22 (88.00%) Web Development
2 22 (88.00%) HTML5
2 22 (88.00%) HTML
2 22 (88.00%) CSS
2 22 (88.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (88.00%) CSS3
3 12 (48.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (48.00%) Android
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (48.00%) Mobile Development
4 11 (44.00%) Banking
4 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) PHP
5 10 (40.00%) MySQL
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) OO
5 10 (40.00%) LAMP
5 10 (40.00%) Mobile Games
5 10 (40.00%) Back Office
5 10 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 10 (40.00%) Node.js
5 10 (40.00%) API Integration
5 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (40.00%) React
5 10 (40.00%) OO PHP
6 9 (36.00%) jQuery

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
1 10 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
General
1 25 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 10 (40.00%) Back Office
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (40.00%) PHP Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 9 (36.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Lead C# Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Lead Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (8.00%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) CSS
1 22 (88.00%) CSS3
1 22 (88.00%) HTML
1 22 (88.00%) HTML5
2 12 (48.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (40.00%) LAMP
3 10 (40.00%) Node.js
3 10 (40.00%) React
4 9 (36.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Mobile Games
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Android
1 12 (48.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) Web Development
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Mobile Development
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 10 (40.00%) API Integration
3 10 (40.00%) OO
3 10 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 6 (24.00%) Game Development
4 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) RHCE
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.00%) RHCA
2 2 (8.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) New Relic
1 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 14 days ago
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Intouch Games
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago