The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 30 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.60% 0.65% -
As % of the General category 9.52% 3.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
Manchester

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

General Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
21 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 16.80% 18.71% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 26
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £21,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Games
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Games Salary Trend in Bolton

Games
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft