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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 23 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.72% - 0.59%
As % of the General category 17.31% - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
52 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 38.81% 38.89% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 30
Median salary £33,000 £30,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Games.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 21 (100.00%) OO
1 21 (100.00%) Internet
1 21 (100.00%) MVC
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) TDD
1 21 (100.00%) WCF
1 21 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 21 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 21 (100.00%) BDD
1 21 (100.00%) CQRS
1 21 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 21 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 21 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 21 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 21 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) BDD
1 21 (100.00%) CQRS
1 21 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 21 (100.00%) MVC
1 21 (100.00%) OO
1 21 (100.00%) TDD
1 21 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#