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

Gaming
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 4.00% - -
As % of the General category 11.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
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 Worcester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35 51 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 35.00% 31.68% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 29
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £52,500
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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcester region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) BDD
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
1 4 (50.00%) Tableau
1 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET

Games
Co-occurring 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 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) BDD
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Tableau