Period
to 21 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Halesowen. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Halesowen
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 11 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 64 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halesowen 91.43% 16.67% -
As % of the General category 100.00% 41.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 44 0 0
Halesowen median annual salary £26,750 - -
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -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 Halesowen with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Halesowen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 64 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halesowen 91.43% 40.00% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 3
Halesowen median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £29,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £32,400 £41,350
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Halesowen

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Halesowen

Games
Salary Trend in Halesowen

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

Salary trend for Games in Halesowen

Games
Salary Histogram in Halesowen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Halesowen over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Halesowen

For the 6 months to 21 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 Halesowen region with a requirement for Games.

1 60 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (68.75%) BBC
3 22 (34.38%) Adobe
3 22 (34.38%) HTML
4 20 (31.25%) User Experience
4 20 (31.25%) SMS
5 17 (26.56%) Photoshop
5 17 (26.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (26.56%) Marketing
5 17 (26.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (25.00%) Animation
6 16 (25.00%) C++
6 16 (25.00%) MySQL
7 15 (23.44%) Linux
7 15 (23.44%) CSS
7 15 (23.44%) NoSQL
7 15 (23.44%) A/B Testing
8 14 (21.88%) Mobile App
8 14 (21.88%) HTML5
8 14 (21.88%) Web Design
9 13 (20.31%) Debian
9 13 (20.31%) Ubuntu
9 13 (20.31%) Billing
9 13 (20.31%) Subversion
9 13 (20.31%) XML
9 13 (20.31%) Apache
9 13 (20.31%) Eclipse
9 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
9 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
9 13 (20.31%) CentOS

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halesowen 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 13 (20.31%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 17 (26.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 17 (26.56%) Photoshop
2 8 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
2 8 (12.50%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) MySQL
2 15 (23.44%) NoSQL
3 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
3 13 (20.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Eclipse
1 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
1 13 (20.31%) Subversion
2 4 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 17 (26.56%) Marketing
2 13 (20.31%) Billing
3 7 (10.94%) Back Office
4 5 (7.81%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (6.25%) Retail
6 3 (4.69%) Advertising
6 3 (4.69%) Banking
6 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Designer
2 17 (26.56%) Junior
3 12 (18.75%) Digital Designer
3 12 (18.75%) Web Designer
4 7 (10.94%) Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Graduate
4 7 (10.94%) Junior Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C++ Programmer
5 6 (9.38%) Programmer
6 5 (7.81%) Creative Designer
6 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.81%) Junior Designer
6 5 (7.81%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.81%) Junior UI/UX Designer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Designer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Digital Designer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Web Designer
6 5 (7.81%) UI Designer
6 5 (7.81%) UI/UX Designer
6 5 (7.81%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) HTML
2 15 (23.44%) CSS
3 14 (21.88%) HTML5
4 13 (20.31%) XML
5 10 (15.63%) CSS3
6 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.81%) jQuery
6 5 (7.81%) React
6 5 (7.81%) Sass
7 4 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.13%) Apache Flex
8 2 (3.13%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (3.13%) Pixi.js
8 2 (3.13%) Three.js
8 2 (3.13%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (3.13%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (68.75%) BBC
2 20 (31.25%) User Experience
3 16 (25.00%) Animation
4 14 (21.88%) Mobile App
5 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.81%) Online Games
7 3 (4.69%) Social Media
8 2 (3.13%) Mobile Games
8 2 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.56%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Linux
2 13 (20.31%) CentOS
2 13 (20.31%) Debian
2 13 (20.31%) Ubuntu
3 9 (14.06%) Android
3 9 (14.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (23.44%) A/B Testing
3 14 (21.88%) Web Design
4 12 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (15.63%) Typography
6 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.06%) Scrum
7 8 (12.50%) Game Development
8 7 (10.94%) B2C
8 7 (10.94%) CRM
8 7 (10.94%) Direct Marketing
8 7 (10.94%) Kanban
8 7 (10.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (10.94%) Web Development
9 5 (7.81%) Analytics
9 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.81%) Wireframes
10 4 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (6.25%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) C++
2 8 (12.50%) PHP
3 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) C#
4 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Adobe
2 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Sage
4 2 (3.13%) VMware