Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Halesowen
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 8 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 156 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halesowen 95.12% 21.05% -
As % of the General category 99.36% 80.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 115 8 0
Halesowen median annual salary £26,000 £21,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £31,250 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -21.38% -0.63% +11.89%

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 157 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halesowen 95.73% 26.32% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 111 5 2
Halesowen median annual salary £27,500 £21,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.95% -45.81% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £30,475
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,000 £49,225
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +1.19%

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Halesowen

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 145 (92.95%) Business Intelligence
2 104 (66.67%) BBC
3 68 (43.59%) HTML
4 56 (35.90%) User Experience
5 52 (33.33%) Adobe
6 50 (32.05%) CSS
7 48 (30.77%) MySQL
8 45 (28.85%) HTML5
9 43 (27.56%) NoSQL
10 41 (26.28%) PHP
11 40 (25.64%) Marketing
11 40 (25.64%) Web Development
12 39 (25.00%) C++
13 38 (24.36%) Photoshop
13 38 (24.36%) Adobe Illustrator
14 35 (22.44%) SMS
15 34 (21.79%) Linux
16 32 (20.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 32 (20.51%) Mobile App
17 31 (19.87%) Web Design
18 30 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (19.23%) CSS3
19 29 (18.59%) Apple iOS
19 29 (18.59%) A/B Testing
19 29 (18.59%) JavaScript
19 29 (18.59%) Animation
19 29 (18.59%) Android
20 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (17.95%) Billing
21 27 (17.31%) Scrum

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 21 (13.46%) Apache
2 4 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (24.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 38 (24.36%) Photoshop
2 32 (20.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (6.41%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (5.13%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (1.28%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.77%) MySQL
2 43 (27.56%) NoSQL
3 21 (13.46%) MongoDB
3 21 (13.46%) Redis
4 13 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.56%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (13.46%) Eclipse
1 21 (13.46%) Git (software)
1 21 (13.46%) Subversion
2 6 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 40 (25.64%) Marketing
2 28 (17.95%) Billing
3 19 (12.18%) Back Office
4 12 (7.69%) Mandarin Language
5 11 (7.05%) Retail
6 7 (4.49%) Finance
7 3 (1.92%) Advertising
7 3 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (30.77%) Designer
2 38 (24.36%) Junior
3 33 (21.15%) Developer
4 22 (14.10%) Web Designer
5 19 (12.18%) Digital Designer
6 18 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (10.26%) Junior Developer
7 16 (10.26%) UX Designer
8 15 (9.62%) Junior Designer
8 15 (9.62%) Junior UX Designer
9 14 (8.97%) UI Designer
9 14 (8.97%) UI/UX Designer
10 13 (8.33%) Junior UI/UX Designer
10 13 (8.33%) Web Developer
11 12 (7.69%) Head of Development
11 12 (7.69%) Head of Software Development
11 12 (7.69%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (7.05%) CRM Executive
13 10 (6.41%) Creative Designer
13 10 (6.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (43.59%) HTML
2 50 (32.05%) CSS
3 45 (28.85%) HTML5
4 30 (19.23%) CSS3
5 25 (16.03%) AngularJS
5 25 (16.03%) jQuery
5 25 (16.03%) React
6 21 (13.46%) XML
7 18 (11.54%) Sass
8 15 (9.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 13 (8.33%) Apache Flex
10 9 (5.77%) LAMP
11 7 (4.49%) Node.js
12 6 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (3.21%) Laravel
14 2 (1.28%) HTML5 Canvas
14 2 (1.28%) Pixi.js
14 2 (1.28%) Three.js
14 2 (1.28%) Unreal Engine
14 2 (1.28%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 104 (66.67%) BBC
2 56 (35.90%) User Experience
3 32 (20.51%) Mobile App
4 30 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (18.59%) Animation
6 16 (10.26%) Mobile Games
7 14 (8.97%) Online Games
8 13 (8.33%) Private Cloud
9 7 (4.49%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (3.21%) Algorithms
10 5 (3.21%) Social Media
11 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.28%) Graphic Design
11 2 (1.28%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.79%) Linux
2 29 (18.59%) Android
2 29 (18.59%) Apple iOS
3 21 (13.46%) CentOS
3 21 (13.46%) Debian
3 21 (13.46%) Ubuntu
4 13 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (92.95%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (25.64%) Web Development
3 31 (19.87%) Web Design
4 29 (18.59%) A/B Testing
5 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (17.31%) Scrum
7 22 (14.10%) Game Development
8 19 (12.18%) Digital Marketing
9 18 (11.54%) CRM
9 18 (11.54%) Front End Development
9 18 (11.54%) Typography
10 16 (10.26%) Wireframes
11 15 (9.62%) B2C
12 14 (8.97%) Direct Marketing
12 14 (8.97%) Kanban
12 14 (8.97%) Pay per click
12 14 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (8.33%) Analytics
13 13 (8.33%) Mobile Development
13 13 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.28%) PHP
2 39 (25.00%) C++
3 29 (18.59%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.90%) C#
5 10 (6.41%) SQL
6 4 (2.56%) C
7 2 (1.28%) Java
7 2 (1.28%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (10.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.92%) ACCA
3 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (33.33%) Adobe
2 21 (13.46%) Red Hat
3 13 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.92%) Sage