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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.58% 3.30% 3.07%
As % of the General category 2.03% 14.94% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 15
Median salary £32,500 £38,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% -23.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £80,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 148 154 191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 28.79% 22.09% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 114 109 162
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,500 £52,950
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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +18 2 £48,000 - 2
Games
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) RTP
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (20.00%) Google Play
2 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Play
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Team Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Development
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Technology
3 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (10.00%) Express
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Pixi.js
2 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (10.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SDLC
1 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) B2C
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) DNA
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) V-Model
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Focus Multimedia Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum & pension & death in service benefit
Posted: 18 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Focus Multimedia Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum & pension & death in service benefit
Posted: 18 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + shift allowance + bonus
Posted: 26 days ago