Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 213 188
Rank change year-on-year +19 -25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.079% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +10.34% +51.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £42,500 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +77.08%

Online Games is in the Generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1608 2043 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.17% 43.25% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1316 1047
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Laravel
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 3 (100.00%) React
1 3 (100.00%) API Integration
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) BBC

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 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Laravel
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) API Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP