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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 5.13% 11.71% -
As % of the General category 16.00% 21.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Median salary £30,000 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 60 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 32.05% 54.05% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 29
Median salary £39,500 £43,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.19% +28.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £55,000
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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
3 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Online Games

Games
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Games Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Games Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript