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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 35 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.08% 2.99% 1.38%
As % of the General category 11.46% 9.79% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 5
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +71.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £32,550 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £28,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
157 143 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 35.60% 30.49% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 144 116 159
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 21 (53.85%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) .NET
4 14 (35.90%) Windows
5 12 (30.77%) HTML
6 10 (25.64%) C++
6 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) Java
7 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.08%) Selenium
7 9 (23.08%) Online Games
7 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 9 (23.08%) HTML5
7 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
7 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
8 8 (20.51%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) OO
9 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) JIRA
10 6 (15.38%) MVC
10 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.38%) SQL
11 5 (12.82%) C
11 5 (12.82%) Oracle
11 5 (12.82%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Project
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.56%) GIMP
2 1 (2.56%) Blender
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Selenium
1 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (7.69%) NUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Online Betting
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Tester
3 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
4 6 (15.38%) Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) C# Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
4 9 (23.08%) HTML5
5 8 (20.51%) SOAP
5 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.26%) CSS3
7 3 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
7 3 (7.69%) ServiceStack
7 3 (7.69%) Ajax
7 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
7 3 (7.69%) Web Services
7 3 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.69%) WCF
7 3 (7.69%) LINQ
7 3 (7.69%) MonoRail
8 2 (5.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Online Games
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) W3C
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.56%) Animation
5 1 (2.56%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
1 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
1 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 8 (20.51%) OO
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (10.26%) Validation
4 4 (10.26%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.69%) User Stories
5 3 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) C++
4 9 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) C
7 2 (5.13%) VB6
7 2 (5.13%) VB
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Zend
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) Kronos
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OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £25 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago