Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 84 75
Rank change year-on-year +68 -9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 86 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.75% 1.43% 2.66%
As % of the General category 28.96% 4.27% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 32
Staffordshire median annual salary £25,000 £25,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% -33.77% -9.41%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £56,550 £62,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +35.38% -7.14% -9.09%

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 297 351 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.13% 33.37% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 195 277 221
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £22,900 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -4.71%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +6 17 £25,000 -1.96% 7
Games
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (45.35%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (43.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (31.40%) Process Improvement
8 25 (29.07%) Analytics
8 25 (29.07%) Essbase
9 24 (27.91%) Data Management
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%) Data Governance
14 13 (15.12%) Data Quality
14 13 (15.12%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 13 (15.12%) User Experience
15 12 (13.95%) Regression Testing
15 12 (13.95%) SQL
16 11 (12.79%) QA
16 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (11.63%) HFM
17 10 (11.63%) Unix
17 10 (11.63%) Client/Server
17 10 (11.63%) ERP
17 10 (11.63%) ETL
17 10 (11.63%) Migration

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
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) Essbase
2 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (10.47%) RDBMS
2 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
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 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
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
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Analyst
2 19 (22.09%) Support Manager
3 10 (11.63%) Data Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Administrator
4 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Customer Support Specialist
5 8 (9.30%) Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Support Specialist
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Analyst
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 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
9 4 (4.65%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (2.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.33%) WCF
3 1 (1.16%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.16%) Angular 2
3 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.16%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.16%) Laravel
3 1 (1.16%) LINQ
3 1 (1.16%) Node.js
3 1 (1.16%) RESTful
3 1 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (45.35%) 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%) Tandem
8 1 (1.16%) BBC
8 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
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 25 (29.07%) Analytics
4 24 (27.91%) Data Management
5 18 (20.93%) Performance Management
6 14 (16.28%) Change Management
7 13 (15.12%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 13 (15.12%) Data Governance
8 12 (13.95%) Regression Testing
9 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (11.63%) Analytical Thinking
10 10 (11.63%) ERP
10 10 (11.63%) ETL
10 10 (11.63%) Migration
11 9 (10.47%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (10.47%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (10.47%) Release Management
12 6 (6.98%) Market Research
13 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) Java
3 2 (2.33%) C#
3 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.16%) F#
4 1 (1.16%) Groovy
4 1 (1.16%) Perl
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) Python
4 1 (1.16%) 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
5 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
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
8 1 (1.16%) Remedy