The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 35 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.83% 4.36% 1.80%
As % of the General category 15.82% 14.18% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 7
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £26,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
General Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
158 141 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.50% 30.72% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 141 117 136
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Games
Merseyside

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 15 (44.12%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
5 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) QA
6 8 (23.53%) Selenium
6 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
7 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
8 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
8 6 (17.65%) C++
8 6 (17.65%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) MVC
9 5 (14.71%) OO
9 5 (14.71%) Linux
9 5 (14.71%) Java
9 5 (14.71%) C
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle
9 5 (14.71%) HTML5
10 4 (11.76%) Degree
10 4 (11.76%) Online Games
10 4 (11.76%) SOAP
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.82%) TDD
11 3 (8.82%) NUnit
11 3 (8.82%) Scrum

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Blender
1 2 (5.88%) GIMP
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.82%) NUnit
3 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.94%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Programmer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (14.71%) C# Programmer
3 5 (14.71%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.82%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
3 6 (17.65%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) HTML5
5 4 (11.76%) SOAP
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.82%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (8.82%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (8.82%) WCF
6 3 (8.82%) LINQ
6 3 (8.82%) MonoRail
6 3 (8.82%) Ajax
6 3 (8.82%) NHibernate
6 3 (8.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (5.88%) Symfony
7 2 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Online Games
2 3 (8.82%) W3C
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Animation
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.94%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
2 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) MVC
4 5 (14.71%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Validation
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) C++
4 5 (14.71%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) C
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) VB6
7 1 (2.94%) PowerHouse
7 1 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) Kronos
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £23000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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