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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 40 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.76% 3.33% 4.81%
As % of the General category 6.96% 11.56% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 15
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
158 147 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 39.70% 28.77% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 124 127 121
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £71,500
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 22 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Game Development
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Online Games
5 2 (13.33%) SLA
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Multimedia
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Multimedia
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) UX Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Tester
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Online Games
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
2 1 (6.67%) ISSMP
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Perforce
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training fund, bonus, health care
Posted: 17 days ago