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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 103 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Games 105 77 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.77% 1.98% 1.42%
As % of the General category 7.45% 5.45% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 100 71 55
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
North West

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
1409 1414 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.23% 36.42% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1091 1318
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 13 £45,000 - 1
Oldham - 7 £30,000 -
Stockport +5 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Salford - 4 £37,500 -
Altrincham +10 1 £26,500 -34.16%
Games
North West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Games.

1 127 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (50.50%) SQL Server
3 100 (50.00%) .NET
4 97 (48.50%) C#
5 94 (47.00%) MVC
6 83 (41.50%) ASP.NET
7 81 (40.50%) Web Application Development
8 79 (39.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 73 (36.50%) TDD
10 71 (35.50%) WCF
11 70 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 57 (28.50%) Google
12 57 (28.50%) Web Development
12 57 (28.50%) HTML
13 55 (27.50%) Dependency Injection
14 52 (26.00%) KnockoutJS
14 52 (26.00%) JavaScript
15 51 (25.50%) CSS
16 46 (23.00%) Computer Science
17 45 (22.50%) BDD
17 45 (22.50%) Mobile App
18 44 (22.00%) Domain-Driven Design
18 44 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 40 (20.00%) Ruby
20 37 (18.50%) Android
20 37 (18.50%) AngularJS
21 36 (18.00%) Node.js
22 35 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
23 34 (17.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 34 (17.00%) .NET 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 (13.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.00%) CMS
3 5 (2.50%) Apache
3 5 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.50%) WordPress
6 2 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.00%) 3ds Max
2 4 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.50%) MS Office
3 3 (1.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.50%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.50%) Google Play
3 26 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.50%) GitHub
5 5 (2.50%) PaaS
6 4 (2.00%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.50%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.50%) AdWords
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.50%) Internet
2 3 (1.50%) HTTP
2 3 (1.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) LAN
3 1 (0.50%) Network Security
3 1 (0.50%) SAN
3 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (50.50%) SQL Server
2 70 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 32 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.50%) MySQL
5 8 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.50%) MS Access
7 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.00%) DataStage
8 2 (1.00%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.00%) TeamCity
2 14 (7.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.00%) JIRA
2 14 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.50%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.00%) Subversion
5 8 (4.00%) Maven
5 8 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 6 (3.00%) AccuRev
6 6 (3.00%) Selenium
7 5 (2.50%) gulp
7 5 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.50%) Ant
8 3 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.50%) Gradle
8 3 (1.50%) Hudson
8 3 (1.50%) JUnit
8 3 (1.50%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.50%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 12 (6.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Marketing
3 6 (3.00%) Retail
4 5 (2.50%) Back Office
4 5 (2.50%) iGaming
4 5 (2.50%) Law
5 4 (2.00%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 144 (72.00%) Developer
2 87 (43.50%) .NET Developer
3 36 (18.00%) Graduate
4 34 (17.00%) Graduate Developer
4 34 (17.00%) Junior
5 33 (16.50%) Junior Developer
6 26 (13.00%) Digital Developer
6 26 (13.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 26 (13.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 22 (11.00%) C# Developer
8 19 (9.50%) Software Developer
9 15 (7.50%) Analyst
10 13 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.00%) C++ Developer
12 11 (5.50%) Java Developer
12 11 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
13 10 (5.00%) HTML Developer
14 9 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (50.00%) .NET
2 83 (41.50%) ASP.NET
3 79 (39.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 71 (35.50%) WCF
5 57 (28.50%) HTML
6 52 (26.00%) KnockoutJS
7 51 (25.50%) CSS
8 44 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 37 (18.50%) AngularJS
10 36 (18.00%) Node.js
11 34 (17.00%) .NET Framework
11 34 (17.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (15.50%) HTML5
13 30 (15.00%) RESTful
14 27 (13.50%) WPF
15 26 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (13.00%) Entity Framework
15 26 (13.00%) MSMQ
15 26 (13.00%) Ninject
16 20 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.00%) Computer Science
2 45 (22.50%) Mobile App
3 26 (13.00%) iPhone
4 22 (11.00%) iPad
5 18 (9.00%) Online Games
6 16 (8.00%) User Experience
7 11 (5.50%) 3D Graphics
8 9 (4.50%) Mobile Games
9 7 (3.50%) Animation
9 7 (3.50%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.00%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.50%) Handset
11 3 (1.50%) Physics
11 3 (1.50%) Streaming Video
12 2 (1.00%) Blog
12 2 (1.00%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.50%) Android
2 15 (7.50%) Windows
3 14 (7.00%) Linux
4 10 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.00%) Unix
5 5 (2.50%) CoreOS
6 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Debian
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (47.00%) MVC
3 81 (40.50%) Web Application Development
4 73 (36.50%) TDD
5 57 (28.50%) Web Development
6 55 (27.50%) Dependency Injection
7 45 (22.50%) BDD
8 44 (22.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 33 (16.50%) Kanban
10 29 (14.50%) Multithreading
11 28 (14.00%) OO
12 19 (9.50%) Software Engineering
13 18 (9.00%) CQRS
14 16 (8.00%) Unit Testing
15 15 (7.50%) Test Automation
16 14 (7.00%) Scrum
17 11 (5.50%) Front End Development
18 10 (5.00%) Open Source
18 10 (5.00%) Software Testing
19 9 (4.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 97 (48.50%) C#
2 52 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.00%) Ruby
4 33 (16.50%) Java
5 27 (13.50%) SQL
6 26 (13.00%) C++
6 26 (13.00%) F#
7 14 (7.00%) Python
8 11 (5.50%) PHP
9 8 (4.00%) C
9 8 (4.00%) Perl
10 7 (3.50%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.50%) VC++
11 6 (3.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.00%) Scala
13 3 (1.50%) Groovy
14 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.50%) ES6
15 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.00%) ISEB
2 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (13.00%) Kibana
2 6 (3.00%) Puppet
3 5 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.00%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (28.50%) Google
2 14 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.00%) VMware
4 4 (2.00%) Adobe
4 4 (2.00%) Autodesk
5 3 (1.50%) Facebook
5 3 (1.50%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.00%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.00%) Apple
6 2 (1.00%) Informatica
6 2 (1.00%) Talend
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle
7 1 (0.50%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.50%) Zend
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