The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 15.82% 20.24% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 31
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Manchester

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 13 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV