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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 50 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.27% 1.51% 2.84%
As % of the General category 3.29% 5.11% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
152 137 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 38.58% 29.46% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 132 118 147
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (33.33%) Online Games
3 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Online Betting
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Release Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceStack
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Online Games
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Game Development
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (8.33%) ISSMP
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Perforce
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago