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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 50 68
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.37% 0.77%
As % of the General category - 8.11% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 4
Median salary - £40,000 £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
104 148 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.15% 29.25% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 91 124 144
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £42,500
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

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SOQL
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) SMACSS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) DOM
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Django

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) SMACSS
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SOQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
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