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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 50 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.25% 1.55% -
As % of the General category 3.57% 4.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
140 157 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.00% 34.66% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 115 139 103
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,375 £24,515
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,512
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 3 £35,000 -
Preston 0 1 £40,000 -
Games
North West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (92.86%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Kanban
2 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 12 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 12 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (78.57%) RESTful
3 11 (78.57%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) C#
4 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 10 (71.43%) Web Application Development
4 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) iPad
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Python

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) webpack
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Games Developer
3 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) AngularJS
1 12 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (78.57%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (78.57%) RESTful
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
6 1 (7.14%) React
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Kanban
2 12 (85.71%) MVC
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (71.43%) Web Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) MVVM
7 1 (7.14%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) SOQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
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