The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 50 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.83% - 1.79%
As % of the General category 13.89% - 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Median salary £37,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Worcestershire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 72 77 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 20.40% 23.33% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69 65 61
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Games
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Games in Worcestershire

Games
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Kidderminster - 5 £37,500 - 1
Worcester - 4 £42,500 -
Redditch - 1 £35,000 -
Games
West Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 16 (88.89%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 16 (88.89%) MVC
2 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (88.89%) AngularJS
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 15 (83.33%) Code First Entity Framework
3 15 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 15 (83.33%) Ruby
3 15 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 15 (83.33%) BDD
3 15 (83.33%) NoSQL
3 15 (83.33%) Entity Framework
3 15 (83.33%) Node.js
3 15 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (83.33%) Web Application Development
3 15 (83.33%) RESTful
3 15 (83.33%) WCF
3 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) NoSQL
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Internet Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Tester
3 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
1 16 (88.89%) AngularJS
1 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 15 (83.33%) Code First Entity Framework
2 15 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 15 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
2 15 (83.33%) Node.js
2 15 (83.33%) RESTful
2 15 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (83.33%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
4 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) MVC
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) BDD
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 15 (83.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 15 (83.33%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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