Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +27
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.25% 0.23% 1.33%
As % of the General category 6.47% 0.76% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Solihull median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +45.45% -47.62%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £22,300
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £45,600
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% -2.60% -3.75%

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 Solihull with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 139 131 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 34.75% 30.54% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 132 123 151
Solihull median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £96,875 £74,750 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +0.18%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

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

Games
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Solihull over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) Angular 2
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Core
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) R
2 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
2 4 (44.44%) Docker
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Apple Swift
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Designer
3 3 (33.33%) Interface Designer
3 3 (33.33%) UI Designer
3 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
5 1 (11.11%) UX Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Angular 2
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Core
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) R
1 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
2 3 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft