Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 59 33
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 2.80% 1.86% 7.02%
As % of the General category 8.40% 11.11% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 23
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £25,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.00% +66.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £33,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,000 £90,000
Staffordshire median annual salary £25,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -43.89% +20.00% +10.29%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 131 90 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 33.33% 16.76% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 89 76 119
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £56,250 £57,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +14.29%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Stoke-on-Trent

Games
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Stoke-on-Trent.

Salary trend for Games in Stoke-on-Trent

Games
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Laravel
2 7 (63.64%) CakePHP
2 7 (63.64%) Symfony
2 7 (63.64%) Zend
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) OO PHP
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) React
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (9.09%) Online Games

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Junior
2 7 (63.64%) Junior Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Development Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Laravel
2 7 (63.64%) CakePHP
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) Symfony
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (27.27%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) React
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) BBC
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) OO PHP
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
1 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Zend