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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 52 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.96% 0.26% 1.38%
As % of the General category 6.29% 0.63% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 5
Median salary £31,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -14.44%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
143 158 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.09% 40.93% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 92 105 119
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £52,500
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 16 January 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 10 (76.92%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Game Development
3 8 (61.54%) QA
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) MSBuild
5 5 (38.46%) NuGet
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) C++
6 4 (30.77%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) OOP
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Release Management
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SDLC
8 2 (15.38%) Post-Production
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
9 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (7.69%) Android
9 1 (7.69%) Coaching
9 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (7.69%) Innovation Management
9 1 (7.69%) MS Office
9 1 (7.69%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) MSBuild
1 5 (38.46%) NuGet
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Release Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Build Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Games Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Game Development
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Post-Production
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Innovation Management
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 10 (76.92%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Perforce
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago