Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Halesowen
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 152 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halesowen 30.77% 94.41% 38.89%
As % of the General category 50.00% 96.20% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 103 14
Halesowen median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +54.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £20,850 £21,250 £19,450
90th Percentile £40,350 £47,500 £43,200
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% -2.60%

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 8 158 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halesowen 61.54% 98.14% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 106 11
Halesowen median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +54.76% -25.00%
10th Percentile £19,875 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £47,500 £43,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -1.23% -4.71%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Halesowen

For the 6 months to 13 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 Halesowen region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) BBC
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Hotjar
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) UXPin

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Service Advisor
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Games Tester
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Games Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Junior QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience Researcher
1 1 (25.00%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) BBC
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) A/B Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Persona Development
2 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Hotjar
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft