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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 34 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.47% 1.49% 4.59%
As % of the General category 14.67% 3.77% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 24
Median salary £38,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.31% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
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
150 159 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.31% 39.36% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 102 132 141
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,577
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%

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 30 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) OOP
2 7 (28.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) VB.NET
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) WCF
2 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (28.00%) RESTful
2 7 (28.00%) ServiceStack
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (16.00%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (16.00%) OLAP
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) QA
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) F5
6 2 (8.00%) Java

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 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) AdWords
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) OLAP
2 4 (16.00%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Developer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) PPC Executive
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Account Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
1 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (28.00%) RESTful
1 7 (28.00%) ServiceStack
1 7 (28.00%) WCF
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) Debian
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (28.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) OOP
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Varnish
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) Cacti
1 1 (4.00%) Munin
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Greenplum
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
Liverpool
Oho Group
Salary: £32.5k - 45k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
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Foresight Solutions
Salary: £32-£37000 PER YEAR
Posted: 21 days ago
LIVERPOOL
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago