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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - - 73
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.25%  

Online Games is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 175 242 192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 40.23% 36.34% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 134 233 172
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Online Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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