Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 87 114
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.11% 1.26% 0.33%
As % of the General category 3.13% 3.89% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 5
Coventry median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £48,500 £29,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £47,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.43% -6.67% -

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 480 411 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 35.56% 32.34% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 375 333 484
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -9.91%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -

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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) CEH
3 9 (60.00%) Logistics
3 9 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (60.00%) CRISC
3 9 (60.00%) Back Office
3 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (60.00%) CISM
3 9 (60.00%) CISSP
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) GIAC
5 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (33.33%) HP Fortify
5 5 (33.33%) Veracode
5 5 (33.33%) Source Code Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) CISA
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) OSCP
5 5 (33.33%) Qualys
5 5 (33.33%) WebInspect
5 5 (33.33%) AppScan
6 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (26.67%) OWASP
6 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (26.67%) HTTP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) AppScan
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Information Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Python Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Deputy Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) BYOD
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Online Games
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Logistics
3 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Source Code Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (26.67%) OWASP
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Game Development
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) C++
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CEH
1 9 (60.00%) CISM
1 9 (60.00%) CISSP
1 9 (60.00%) CRISC
2 5 (33.33%) CISA
2 5 (33.33%) GIAC
2 5 (33.33%) OSCP
3 4 (26.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Fortify
1 5 (33.33%) WebInspect
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
1 5 (33.33%) Qualys
1 5 (33.33%) Veracode