Games Jobs in the Midlands

Gaming
England > Midlands

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 29 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 142 31 187
Rank change year-on-year -111 +156 -70
Permanent jobs citing Games 157 769 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.74% 7.48% 1.57%
As % of the General category 2.94% 10.30% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 122 89 89
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% -10.71% +27.27%

All General Skills
Midlands

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,340 7,465 6,498
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 59.06% 72.64% 59.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,116 3,389 4,120
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £49,250
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +6.60% +9.44%
75th Percentile £61,123 £66,004 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Games in the Midlands

Games
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Games in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Games in the Midlands

Games
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Games in the Midlands over the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Games in the Midlands

Games
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 February 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands -104 90 £50,000 +11.11% 36
East Midlands -64 66 £28,000 -46.67% 23
Games
England

Games
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (0.64%) IIS
2 1 (0.64%) TYPO3
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) AutoCAD
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.64%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (0.64%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.64%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.83%) AWS
2 8 (5.10%) Azure
3 7 (4.46%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (3.82%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (3.82%) Cloudflare
5 4 (2.55%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.27%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (1.27%) ClickUp
6 2 (1.27%) Entra ID
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Purview
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.83%) Broadband
2 6 (3.82%) Firewall
3 5 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.18%) LAN
3 5 (3.18%) WAN
4 2 (1.27%) Wireless
5 1 (0.64%) DHCP
5 1 (0.64%) DNS
5 1 (0.64%) Network Security
5 1 (0.64%) SSH
5 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.55%) Power BI
3 4 (2.55%) Tableau
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.27%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.64%) Looker
5 1 (0.64%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) OLAP
5 1 (0.64%) QlikView
5 1 (0.64%) Redash
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Git
2 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.55%) JIRA
2 4 (2.55%) JUnit
3 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.64%) TestRail
General
1 80 (50.96%) Social Skills
2 33 (21.02%) Telecoms
3 30 (19.11%) Finance
4 29 (18.47%) Retail
5 28 (17.83%) Local Government
6 16 (10.19%) Banking
7 12 (7.64%) Manufacturing
8 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (6.37%) Law
9 8 (5.10%) Marketing
10 6 (3.82%) Electronics
10 6 (3.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 6 (3.82%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (3.82%) Public Sector
11 3 (1.91%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.64%) Advertising
12 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Senior
2 25 (15.92%) Developer
3 23 (14.65%) Analyst
4 19 (12.10%) Business Manager
5 18 (11.46%) Architect
6 16 (10.19%) Security Architect
7 15 (9.55%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) Business Development Manager
8 14 (8.92%) Consultant
8 14 (8.92%) Development Manager
8 14 (8.92%) Enterprise Consultant
9 11 (7.01%) Lead
10 10 (6.37%) Data Analyst
11 9 (5.73%) Data Scientist
11 9 (5.73%) Senior Data Analyst
11 9 (5.73%) Senior Data Scientist
12 8 (5.10%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.82%) Games Developer
13 6 (3.82%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.64%) React
2 11 (7.01%) HTML
3 10 (6.37%) CSS
4 8 (5.10%) Laravel
5 7 (4.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (3.82%) .NET
6 6 (3.82%) Vue
7 5 (3.18%) DirectX
7 5 (3.18%) REST
8 4 (2.55%) .NET Core
8 4 (2.55%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.55%) HTML5
8 4 (2.55%) JWT
8 4 (2.55%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (2.55%) RESTful
8 4 (2.55%) Spring
8 4 (2.55%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.55%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (1.91%) OpenGL
10 2 (1.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.55%) Social Media
2 13 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.10%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.10%) Mobile Games
3 8 (5.10%) Virtual Reality
4 6 (3.82%) Cyber Threat
4 6 (3.82%) Video\Live Streaming
5 5 (3.18%) Clustering
5 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.18%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.55%) Product Ownership
7 3 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.91%) Onboarding
8 2 (1.27%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (1.27%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.64%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.20%) Windows
2 13 (8.28%) Windows Vista
3 10 (6.37%) Unix
4 7 (4.46%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.64%) VMS
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.29%) Cybersecurity
1 35 (22.29%) Decision-Making
2 33 (21.02%) Actionable Insight
3 29 (18.47%) Collaborative Working
4 28 (17.83%) B2B
4 28 (17.83%) B2C
4 28 (17.83%) Customer Experience
5 22 (14.01%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (13.38%) SIEM
7 20 (12.74%) Containerisation
8 17 (10.83%) Analytics
9 16 (10.19%) Asset Management
9 16 (10.19%) Identity Access Management
9 16 (10.19%) IT Asset Management
9 16 (10.19%) Network Segmentation
9 16 (10.19%) RBAC
10 15 (9.55%) Agile
10 15 (9.55%) Statistical Modelling
11 14 (8.92%) Business Development
11 14 (8.92%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.75%) SQL
2 22 (14.01%) Python
3 17 (10.83%) C#
4 15 (9.55%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.37%) C++
6 9 (5.73%) TypeScript
7 8 (5.10%) PHP
8 6 (3.82%) Rust
9 5 (3.18%) Java
9 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.55%) C
11 2 (1.27%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.19%) Degree
3 15 (9.55%) DBS Check
4 5 (3.18%) CISM
4 5 (3.18%) CISSP
4 5 (3.18%) SSCP
5 3 (1.91%) CCNA
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA CyberOps
6 2 (1.27%) CCNP
6 2 (1.27%) PhD
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) GDPR
2 7 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.18%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 16 (10.19%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (3.82%) Docker
3 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.18%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Terraform
2 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (17.83%) BT
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.82%) IFS
3 6 (3.82%) SAP
3 6 (3.82%) Workday
4 5 (3.18%) Dell
4 5 (3.18%) EqualLogic
4 5 (3.18%) NetApp
4 5 (3.18%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (3.18%) VMware
5 3 (1.91%) Apple
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe
6 2 (1.27%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.64%) F5
7 1 (0.64%) Sage