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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 61.90% 25.00% -
As % of the General category 92.86% 71.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
14 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 66.67% 35.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Birkenhead

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) Internet
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 20 (100.00%) BDD
1 20 (100.00%) WCF
1 20 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (75.00%) Node.js
2 15 (75.00%) Ruby
2 15 (75.00%) RESTful
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (25.00%) CQRS
3 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) WCF
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (75.00%) RESTful
3 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
1 20 (100.00%) BDD
1 20 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) CQRS
2 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) Ruby
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago