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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 36 46
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 1.32% 0.59%
As % of the General category - 6.90% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
25 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 37.31% 19.21% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 20
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £24,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £51,500 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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