The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 - 219
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% - 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Median salary £32,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1907 2223 1940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.42% 36.47% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1599 1596
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Online Games
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Online Games in the West Midlands

Online Games
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 6 £31,250 -
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 27 (90.00%) HTML
2 27 (90.00%) HTML5
3 26 (86.67%) CSS3
3 26 (86.67%) Web Development
3 26 (86.67%) CSS
3 26 (86.67%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) PHP
5 13 (43.33%) MySQL
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (43.33%) OO
5 13 (43.33%) Scrum
5 13 (43.33%) Back Office
5 13 (43.33%) C#
5 13 (43.33%) jQuery
5 13 (43.33%) LAMP
5 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (43.33%) Banking
5 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
5 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
5 13 (43.33%) Android
5 13 (43.33%) Node.js
5 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
5 13 (43.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 13 (43.33%) OO PHP
5 13 (43.33%) React
5 13 (43.33%) Mobile Development
5 13 (43.33%) API Integration
6 12 (40.00%) Mobile Games

Online Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) MySQL
1 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (43.33%) Back Office
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
2 13 (43.33%) PHP Developer
2 13 (43.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Web Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Mid-Level C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Games Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Games Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) HTML
1 27 (90.00%) HTML5
2 26 (86.67%) CSS
2 26 (86.67%) CSS3
3 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
3 13 (43.33%) jQuery
3 13 (43.33%) LAMP
3 13 (43.33%) Node.js
3 13 (43.33%) React
3 13 (43.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Mobile Games
2 6 (20.00%) BBC
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Android
1 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) Web Development
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) API Integration
2 13 (43.33%) Mobile Development
2 13 (43.33%) OO
2 13 (43.33%) OO PHP
2 13 (43.33%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Software Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Game Development
5 3 (10.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) RHCE
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) RHCA
2 2 (6.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) New Relic
1 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 17 days ago