The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 47 58
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.41% 0.97%
As % of the General category - 8.87% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
North West

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

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
157 124 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.90% 27.13% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 137 100 135
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £36,566
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Games
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Games Salary Trend in Lancashire
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Health, Childcare
Posted: 16 days ago