The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Birkenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Games
Merseyside

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

General Category
Birkenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 28.57% 11.11% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £29,750 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 - £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £32,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

Games
Salary Trend in Birkenhead

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

Games Salary Trend in Birkenhead

Games
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Birkenhead

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birkenhead 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) RESTful
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
1 10 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 10 (100.00%) Node.js
1 10 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birkenhead 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
1 10 (100.00%) RESTful
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) BDD
1 10 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby