The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
North West / Manchester
Rank 92 85 133
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +48
Permanent jobs citing Games 116 93 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.05% 2.80% 1.39%
As % of the General category 8.80% 7.51% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 99 72 39
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £40,000
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1318 1239 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.60% 37.35% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 977 1247
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Games
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Manchester region.

Games Salary Trend in Manchester

Games
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Manchester

Games
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 9 £45,000 -
Wigan - 8 £40,000 -
Oldham -31 5 £31,500 +31.25% 1
Stockport - 1 £42,500 - 2
Games
North West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Games.

1 127 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (51.82%) SQL Server
3 107 (48.64%) .NET
4 104 (47.27%) C#
5 97 (44.09%) WCF
6 95 (43.18%) MVC
7 90 (40.91%) ASP.NET
8 87 (39.55%) TDD
9 86 (39.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 86 (39.09%) Web Application Development
10 83 (37.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 62 (28.18%) KnockoutJS
12 61 (27.73%) BDD
13 59 (26.82%) Google
14 57 (25.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 53 (24.09%) Dependency Injection
16 48 (21.82%) Computer Science
16 48 (21.82%) Domain-Driven Design
16 48 (21.82%) AngularJS
17 45 (20.45%) Mobile App
18 43 (19.55%) Web Development
19 42 (19.09%) JavaScript
20 41 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 41 (18.64%) Node.js
21 40 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
22 37 (16.82%) .NET Framework
22 37 (16.82%) RESTful
23 36 (16.36%) OO
23 36 (16.36%) HTML
23 36 (16.36%) Entity Framework

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 26 (11.82%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (3.64%) WordPress
3 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.82%) CMS
5 3 (1.36%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.45%) concrete5
7 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.91%) Maya
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.45%) InDesign
4 1 (0.45%) MODO
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle ASCP
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle Cash Management
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle iProcurement
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle iSupplier
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.27%) Google Play
3 26 (11.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.36%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.64%) Internet
2 4 (1.82%) ATM
2 4 (1.82%) LAN
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.91%) HTTP
3 2 (0.91%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.91%) SAN
3 2 (0.91%) Skype
3 2 (0.91%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (51.82%) SQL Server
2 83 (37.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (12.27%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.73%) MySQL
7 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.27%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.91%) Big Data
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon QuickSight
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 26 (11.82%) TeamCity
2 21 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.18%) Selenium
6 7 (3.18%) Subversion
7 3 (1.36%) JIRA
7 3 (1.36%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.36%) Mocha
7 3 (1.36%) webpack
8 1 (0.45%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.45%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.45%) Gradle
8 1 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 15 (6.82%) Finance
2 9 (4.09%) Retail
3 7 (3.18%) Marketing
4 5 (2.27%) Banking
5 4 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (68.18%) Developer
2 99 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 53 (24.09%) Junior
4 42 (19.09%) Junior Developer
5 37 (16.82%) Graduate
6 35 (15.91%) Graduate Developer
7 31 (14.09%) Junior .NET Developer
8 27 (12.27%) Digital Developer
9 26 (11.82%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 20 (9.09%) Analyst
11 12 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Software Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (4.09%) Internet Developer
15 8 (3.64%) Java Developer
15 8 (3.64%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (48.64%) .NET
2 97 (44.09%) WCF
3 90 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 86 (39.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 62 (28.18%) KnockoutJS
6 57 (25.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 48 (21.82%) AngularJS
8 41 (18.64%) Node.js
8 41 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 37 (16.82%) .NET Framework
9 37 (16.82%) RESTful
10 36 (16.36%) Entity Framework
10 36 (16.36%) HTML
11 35 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (14.09%) WPF
13 29 (13.18%) CSS
14 27 (12.27%) Ninject
15 26 (11.82%) MSMQ
16 22 (10.00%) HTML5
17 16 (7.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 45 (20.45%) Mobile App
3 27 (12.27%) iPhone
4 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.45%) iPad
5 8 (3.64%) Animation
6 7 (3.18%) User Experience
7 4 (1.82%) Blog
7 4 (1.82%) Cybercrime
7 4 (1.82%) EPoS
7 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.82%) Mobile Games
7 4 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.36%) Online Games
8 3 (1.36%) Social Gaming
9 2 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.91%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.64%) Android
2 22 (10.00%) Linux
3 17 (7.73%) Windows
4 12 (5.45%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.91%) CentOS
6 2 (0.91%) Debian
6 2 (0.91%) Solaris
6 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (43.18%) MVC
3 87 (39.55%) TDD
4 86 (39.09%) Web Application Development
5 61 (27.73%) BDD
6 53 (24.09%) Dependency Injection
7 48 (21.82%) Domain-Driven Design
8 43 (19.55%) Web Development
9 36 (16.36%) OO
10 30 (13.64%) Multithreading
11 26 (11.82%) Kanban
12 21 (9.55%) CQRS
13 19 (8.64%) Software Engineering
14 14 (6.36%) Front End Development
15 13 (5.91%) Game Development
16 11 (5.00%) DevOps
16 11 (5.00%) Scrum
17 9 (4.09%) Change Management
17 9 (4.09%) Workflow
18 8 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 104 (47.27%) C#
2 42 (19.09%) JavaScript
3 35 (15.91%) Ruby
4 27 (12.27%) C++
4 27 (12.27%) SQL
5 26 (11.82%) F#
6 22 (10.00%) Java
7 20 (9.09%) PHP
8 8 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.18%) C
10 4 (1.82%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.36%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.36%) ES6
11 3 (1.36%) Perl
11 3 (1.36%) Python
12 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.91%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.91%) VC++
13 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (15.45%) Degree
2 4 (1.82%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) CCNP
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.45%) HNC
4 1 (0.45%) HND
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PhD
4 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (11.82%) Kibana
2 5 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.27%) Puppet
3 3 (1.36%) Ansible
3 3 (1.36%) Terraform
4 2 (0.91%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (26.82%) Google
2 17 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.91%) Oracle
4 6 (2.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.27%) Facebook
6 4 (1.82%) Apple
7 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco
7 2 (0.91%) Juniper
7 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.91%) VMware
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe
8 1 (0.45%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.45%) Tableau
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter
8 1 (0.45%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension,benefits, flexi-time
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing IT
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Car, Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: 40k-60k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago