Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 80 65
Rank change year-on-year +61 -15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 86 15 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.89% 1.51% 3.45%
As % of the General category 25.83% 4.67% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 44
Staffordshire median annual salary £26,500 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.02% -18.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,500 £67,250 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +12.86% -2.78% -4.00%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 333 321 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.28% 32.33% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 228 243 243
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% -8.75% -
10th Percentile £25,525 £19,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 64 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +7 15 £25,000 -1.96% 4
Games
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 75 (87.21%) Finance
2 56 (65.12%) Legal
3 54 (62.79%) Oracle
4 42 (48.84%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (44.19%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (43.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (31.40%) Process Improvement
8 25 (29.07%) Essbase
9 24 (27.91%) Data Management
9 24 (27.91%) Analytics
10 19 (22.09%) Informatica
11 18 (20.93%) Performance Management
12 15 (17.44%) Management Information System
12 15 (17.44%) Hyperion
12 15 (17.44%) PeopleSoft
13 14 (16.28%) Change Management
14 13 (15.12%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 13 (15.12%) Data Quality
14 13 (15.12%) Data Governance
14 13 (15.12%) User Experience
15 12 (13.95%) Regression Testing
15 12 (13.95%) SQL
16 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.79%) QA
16 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
17 10 (11.63%) Unix
17 10 (11.63%) Client/Server
17 10 (11.63%) ERP
17 10 (11.63%) ETL

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 6 (6.98%) SAS
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) HFM
2 5 (5.81%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) Essbase
2 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (10.47%) RDBMS
3 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.98%) MS Access
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (87.21%) Finance
2 56 (65.12%) Legal
3 6 (6.98%) Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Billing
5 4 (4.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Analyst
2 19 (22.09%) Support Manager
3 13 (15.12%) Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Data Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Administrator
5 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Customer Support Specialist
6 8 (9.30%) Support Specialist
7 6 (6.98%) Development Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Graduate
7 6 (6.98%) Graduate Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Graduate Data Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Customer Support Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Report Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Systems Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Systems Support
8 5 (5.81%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) .NET
1 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (3.49%) Code First Entity Framework
3 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (3.49%) Laravel
3 3 (3.49%) Node.js
3 3 (3.49%) RESTful
3 3 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (3.49%) WCF
4 1 (1.16%) BREW
4 1 (1.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.19%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.44%) Management Information System
3 13 (15.12%) User Experience
4 10 (11.63%) Client/Server
4 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
5 9 (10.47%) e-Learning
6 4 (4.65%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.65%) Social Media
7 2 (2.33%) BBC
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Unix
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (31.40%) Process Improvement
3 24 (27.91%) Analytics
3 24 (27.91%) Data Management
4 18 (20.93%) Performance Management
5 14 (16.28%) Change Management
6 13 (15.12%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 13 (15.12%) Data Governance
7 12 (13.95%) Regression Testing
8 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.63%) Analytical Thinking
9 10 (11.63%) ERP
9 10 (11.63%) ETL
9 10 (11.63%) Migration
10 9 (10.47%) Matrix Organization
10 9 (10.47%) Performance Metrics
10 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (10.47%) Release Management
11 6 (6.98%) Market Research
12 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) Java
3 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.49%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) PHP
4 3 (3.49%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (43.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (15.12%) Data Quality
3 11 (12.79%) QA
4 4 (4.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Oracle
2 19 (22.09%) Informatica
3 15 (17.44%) Hyperion
3 15 (17.44%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.65%) Google
5 4 (4.65%) Tableau
6 3 (3.49%) Twitter
7 2 (2.33%) Teradata