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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 36 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.70% 1.48% 1.29%
As % of the General category 2.44% 4.17% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £18,000 £50,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.35% +22.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
41 48 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.67% 35.56% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 76
Average salary £33,750 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.41% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £14,658
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £60,000 £113,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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

Games
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree