Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 103 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.083% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.71% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Staffordshire median annual salary £60,000 - £37,500
10th Percentile £57,500 - £35,500
90th Percentile £62,500 - £39,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -18.75% -3.03% +71.88%

Online Games is in the Generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 377 425 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.29% 34.36% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 333 399 364
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,050 £23,400 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,600 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in Staffordshire

Online Games
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Online Games in Staffordshire

Online 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 Online Games within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £60,000 -
Online Games
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Online 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Application Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Development Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap