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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.06% 0.86% 0.87%
As % of the General category 6.50% 1.91% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 7
Median salary £39,750 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.50% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £43,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 246 314 322
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 31.66% 44.79% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 208 271 248
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) CSS3
3 9 (47.37%) HTML5
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (42.11%) jQuery
4 8 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Web Development
5 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (26.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (26.32%) Unreal Engine
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (26.32%) SOLID
6 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (26.32%) Subversion
6 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Mobile Development

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 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) C# Developer
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Games Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (15.79%) Graduate
6 3 (15.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (15.79%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Junior
6 3 (15.79%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) CSS3
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) HTML5
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (26.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (26.32%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
6 3 (15.79%) LESS
6 3 (15.79%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 3 (15.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) BYOD
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.26%) HoloLens
4 1 (5.26%) HTC Vive
4 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (5.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
1 8 (42.11%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Web Development
3 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 5 (26.32%) SOLID
4 4 (21.05%) Game Development
4 4 (21.05%) Mobile Development
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile First
5 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
5 3 (15.79%) Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) F#
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) CEH
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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