The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 59 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.07% 0.66% 3.19%
As % of the General category 3.70% 2.13% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 13
Median salary £38,125 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,625 £40,400 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,625 £43,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Merseyside

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

General Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
162 94 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.83% 31.13% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 88 74 134
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Games
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Games Salary Trend in Liverpool

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Games.

1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) QA
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
5 4 (14.29%) RESTful
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) OLAP
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (14.29%) ServiceStack
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) AdWords
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.29%) OLAP
2 4 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 2 (7.14%) NuGet
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Integration Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Developer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Release Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Build and Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Tester
5 1 (3.57%) PPC Executive
5 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (14.29%) RESTful
1 4 (14.29%) ServiceStack
1 4 (14.29%) WCF
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (17.86%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 4 (14.29%) OOP
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Game Development
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Varnish
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) Cacti
1 1 (3.57%) Munin
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Greenplum
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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