Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 71 61
Rank change year-on-year -30 -10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 38 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.71% 3.22% 3.88%
As % of the General category 1.99% 7.35% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 44
Warwickshire median annual salary £24,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.75% +6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £25,750 £50,250 £45,875
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -15.58% - -3.75%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 453 517 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 35.61% 43.85% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 393 386 450
Warwickshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Warwickshire

Games
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for Games in Warwickshire

Games
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Leamington Spa -29 4 £24,500 -38.75%
Alcester - 3 - -
Atherstone - 2 - -
Games
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) WordPress
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) ExpressionEngine
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
1 4 (44.44%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) Game Development
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
1 4 (44.44%) Laravel
1 4 (44.44%) Ember.js
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) Grunt
1 4 (44.44%) gulp
1 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Lua
2 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 3 (33.33%) MFC
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (11.11%) Maya

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 4 (44.44%) ExpressionEngine
1 4 (44.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Houdini
1 1 (11.11%) Maya
1 1 (11.11%) ZBrush
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Grunt
1 4 (44.44%) gulp
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (44.44%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (44.44%) HTML Developer
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (44.44%) Junior JavaScript Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior PHP Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior PHP Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) Ember.js
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) Laravel
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 3 (33.33%) MFC
2 3 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (11.11%) Blog
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
1 4 (44.44%) Game Development
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Lua
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) HLSL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft