The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.62% 2.68% 1.36%
As % of the General category 5.19% 8.37% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 8
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +44.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £21,500 £20,258
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 135 215 193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 31.25% 31.99% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 86 189 153
Median salary £36,500 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.57% -4.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Games in Staffordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Staffordshire

Games
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +7 2 - - 3
Stafford -5 2 £65,000 +202.32%
Tamworth - 2 £45,000 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 £35,000 -7.89%
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) EPoS
2 5 (31.25%) Laravel
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) Zend
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Google
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) RTP
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (18.75%) Google Play
4 3 (18.75%) Redis
4 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (18.75%) Node.js
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (6.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Play
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) RTP
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (18.75%) Redis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Lead PHP Developer
2 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Games Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Laravel
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) Express
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) EPoS
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Android Development
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) B2C
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) DNA
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Google
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Zend
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