The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester. 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
Worcestershire / Worcester
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 2.56% - -
As % of the General category 10.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £42,500 - -
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 Worcester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37 39 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 23.72% 24.38% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 27
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

Games
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for Games in Worcester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

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 Worcester region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Internet
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) WCF
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
2 9 (81.82%) Entity Framework
2 9 (81.82%) Node.js
2 9 (81.82%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (81.82%) Web Application Development
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
2 9 (81.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (81.82%) Code First Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester 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 9 (81.82%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Internet Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
1 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (81.82%) Code First Entity Framework
1 9 (81.82%) Entity Framework
1 9 (81.82%) KnockoutJS
1 9 (81.82%) Node.js
1 9 (81.82%) RESTful
1 9 (81.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 9 (81.82%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) BDD
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
1 9 (81.82%) Web Application Development
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) PHP