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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England / Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 18
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 1.77% 8.70%
As % of the General category - 4.35% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16 46 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 33.33% 40.71% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 65
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in the Midlands

Games
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Games in the Midlands