Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 83 100
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.75% 1.61% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.98% 4.98% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 21
Coventry median annual salary £52,500 £39,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.91% +75.56% -30.77%
10th Percentile £46,250 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%

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 454 442 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 37.77% 32.31% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 367 359 559
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -8.60%
10th Percentile £28,900 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% 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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) Back Office
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) CEH
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) Logistics
3 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) CRISC
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (33.33%) HP Fortify
5 3 (33.33%) Veracode
5 3 (33.33%) OSCP
5 3 (33.33%) Qualys
5 3 (33.33%) CISA
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) WebInspect
5 3 (33.33%) AppScan
5 3 (33.33%) Source Code Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) GIAC
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) CCSP
6 2 (22.22%) OO

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 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) AppScan
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Information Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Information Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Information Security Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Python Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) BYOD
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Logistics
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Source Code Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Game Development
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) OWASP
6 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CEH
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) CRISC
2 3 (33.33%) CISA
2 3 (33.33%) GIAC
2 3 (33.33%) OSCP
3 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (22.22%) CCSP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Fortify
1 3 (33.33%) WebInspect
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) Qualys
1 3 (33.33%) Veracode