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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 64 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.42% - 1.59%
As % of the General category 4.91% - 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £30,000 - £43,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 - £48,750
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
163 133 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.85% 37.78% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 82 84 109
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 4 December 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 8 (40.00%) Perl
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 7 (35.00%) Game Development
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 5 (25.00%) NuGet
4 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) OLAP
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) Android
7 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.00%) C++
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) OLAP
2 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 5 (25.00%) NuGet
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Release Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Build and Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) ServiceStack
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (35.00%) Game Development
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Innovation Management
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.00%) Network Management
7 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Perl
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) F5
2 1 (5.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Perforce
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
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