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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 37 60
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.84% 1.01%
As % of the General category - 8.47% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
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 Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
128 118 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.91% 33.52% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 111 104 145
Median salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,085
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
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