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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 29 28
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.87% 1.56%
As % of the General category - 2.63% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £18,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -64.35%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
35 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 34.31% 33.04% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 26
Median salary £25,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +1.19%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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