The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
Rank 9 19 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 4.88% 1.19% -
As % of the General category 11.76% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £38,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17 36 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 41.46% 42.86% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 20
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £46,850 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Wolverhampton

Games
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Salary trend for Games in Wolverhampton

Games
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Games Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Wolverhampton
LGM Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago