The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 31 32
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.79% 2.30%
As % of the General category - 2.50% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £16,750 £19,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

General Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 40 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.74% 31.50% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 89
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £23,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Games
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Games Salary Trend in Belfast