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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 41 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.40% 2.11% 1.45%
As % of the General category 6.45% 5.08% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 8
Median salary £38,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.31% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,718 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £32,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
124 177 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.13% 41.45% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79 131 140
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £24,100 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £66,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) WCF
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (60.00%) ServiceStack
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AdWords
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (10.00%) PPC Executive
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
1 6 (60.00%) ServiceStack
1 6 (60.00%) WCF
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Debian
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Cacti
1 1 (10.00%) Munin
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) F5
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Visual Education Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago