Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 94 108
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.097% 0.99% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.26% 3.04% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 22
Coventry median annual salary £24,500 £39,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.97% +75.56% -28.00%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £25,750 £41,250 £23,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% -1.32%

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 379 428 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 36.62% 32.75% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 294 331 492
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £24,475 £27,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% -3.53%

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 19 November 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft