The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 40
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull - - 1.52%
As % of the General category - - 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £27,500
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 Solihull with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 63 56 83
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 31.34% 24.56% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 57 54 74
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Games
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Games in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (57.14%) Google Play
3 4 (57.14%) iPhone
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (57.14%) Node.js
3 4 (57.14%) Ninject
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (57.14%) Google
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Laravel
4 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Google Play
2 2 (28.57%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) gulp
1 2 (28.57%) webpack
2 1 (14.29%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Support
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (57.14%) Ninject
1 4 (57.14%) Node.js
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
2 2 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Laravel
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) Vue.js
3 1 (14.29%) Memcached
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Affiliate Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) API Integration
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PHP 7
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) BS25999
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft