Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 99 99
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.04% 0.16% 0.43%
As % of the General category 3.23% 0.46% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Coventry median annual salary £39,500 £22,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.56% -28.00% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £24,275 £44,375
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% - +11.89%

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 Coventry with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 434 433 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 32.10% 35.12% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 317 355 413
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +6.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,450 £27,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +1.19%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Coventry

Games
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Games in Coventry

Games
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Coventry over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) CEH
2 7 (50.00%) Logistics
2 7 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (50.00%) CRISC
2 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) CISM
2 7 (50.00%) Back Office
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
4 4 (28.57%) NHS
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) CISA
4 4 (28.57%) GIAC
4 4 (28.57%) Automotive
4 4 (28.57%) OSCP
4 4 (28.57%) Qualys
4 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 4 (28.57%) Physics
4 4 (28.57%) WebInspect
4 4 (28.57%) AppScan
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Oculus Rift

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) AppScan
General
1 7 (50.00%) Back Office
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 4 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Laravel
2 1 (7.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 4 (28.57%) HoloLens
2 4 (28.57%) HTC Vive
2 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 4 (28.57%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (21.43%) BYOD
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Logistics
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Physics
3 4 (28.57%) Source Code Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (21.43%) OWASP
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CEH
1 7 (50.00%) CISM
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
1 7 (50.00%) CRISC
2 4 (28.57%) CISA
2 4 (28.57%) GIAC
2 4 (28.57%) OSCP
3 3 (21.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (21.43%) CCSP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Fortify
1 4 (28.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Qualys
1 4 (28.57%) Veracode