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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 108 109 149
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +40
Permanent jobs citing Games 99 81 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.66% 2.25% 1.38%
As % of the General category 7.83% 6.06% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 89 78 54
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,700 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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
1264 1336 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 33.93% 37.15% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1071 1465
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 - 12 £45,000 - 1
Oldham - 7 £35,000 - 3
Wigan -5 4 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Salford - 2 £37,500 -
Stockport - 1 £37,500 -
Games
North West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 121 (60.80%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (56.28%) SQL Server
3 106 (53.27%) MVC
4 102 (51.26%) C#
5 100 (50.25%) .NET
6 94 (47.24%) ASP.NET
7 88 (44.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 85 (42.71%) Web Application Development
9 82 (41.21%) TDD
10 81 (40.70%) WCF
11 79 (39.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 58 (29.15%) Google
13 57 (28.64%) Web Development
14 54 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 54 (27.14%) KnockoutJS
15 53 (26.63%) BDD
15 53 (26.63%) Dependency Injection
16 51 (25.63%) Domain-Driven Design
17 50 (25.13%) HTML
17 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
18 46 (23.12%) CSS
19 41 (20.60%) Mobile App
20 39 (19.60%) AngularJS
20 39 (19.60%) Node.js
20 39 (19.60%) Computer Science
21 33 (16.58%) Ruby
21 33 (16.58%) RESTful
22 32 (16.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 32 (16.08%) Android
23 31 (15.58%) SQL

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 25 (12.56%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.52%) CMS
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.51%) WordPress
4 2 (1.01%) Apache
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) concrete5
5 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.50%) InDesign
4 1 (0.50%) Maya
4 1 (0.50%) MODO
4 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle ASCP
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle Assets
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle iProcurement
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle iSupplier
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (2.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.57%) Google Play
3 25 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.51%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.51%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.50%) AdWords
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.57%) Internet
2 3 (1.51%) HTTP
3 2 (1.01%) Intranet
3 2 (1.01%) LAN
3 2 (1.01%) SAN
3 2 (1.01%) Skype
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (56.28%) SQL Server
2 79 (39.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 30 (15.08%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.03%) MySQL
5 5 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.51%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.01%) MS Access
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (12.56%) TeamCity
2 18 (9.05%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.54%) Visual Studio
4 12 (6.03%) Subversion
5 11 (5.53%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.52%) JIRA
7 8 (4.02%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.01%) Gradle
8 4 (2.01%) Selenium
9 3 (1.51%) Ant
9 3 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.51%) Hudson
9 3 (1.51%) Maven
10 2 (1.01%) AccuRev
10 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.50%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.50%) Mocha
11 1 (0.50%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (8.54%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Marketing
3 6 (3.02%) Retail
4 3 (1.51%) Publishing
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (73.37%) Developer
2 94 (47.24%) .NET Developer
3 39 (19.60%) Junior
4 36 (18.09%) Graduate
4 36 (18.09%) Junior Developer
5 32 (16.08%) Graduate Developer
6 27 (13.57%) Junior .NET Developer
7 26 (13.07%) Digital Developer
8 25 (12.56%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 21 (10.55%) C# Developer
10 19 (9.55%) Analyst
11 15 (7.54%) Software Developer
12 13 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (6.53%) C++ Developer
13 10 (5.03%) Web Developer
14 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (4.52%) Java Developer
15 7 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (50.25%) .NET
2 94 (47.24%) ASP.NET
3 88 (44.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 81 (40.70%) WCF
5 54 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 54 (27.14%) KnockoutJS
6 50 (25.13%) HTML
7 46 (23.12%) CSS
8 39 (19.60%) AngularJS
8 39 (19.60%) Node.js
9 33 (16.58%) RESTful
10 32 (16.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (15.08%) .NET Framework
12 28 (14.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (14.07%) Entity Framework
13 26 (13.07%) Ninject
14 25 (12.56%) MSMQ
14 25 (12.56%) WPF
15 22 (11.06%) HTML5
16 16 (8.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.60%) Mobile App
2 39 (19.60%) Computer Science
3 26 (13.07%) iPhone
4 23 (11.56%) iPad
5 10 (5.03%) User Experience
6 7 (3.52%) 3D Graphics
6 7 (3.52%) Mobile Games
7 6 (3.02%) Online Games
8 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.01%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.01%) Blog
9 4 (2.01%) Cybercrime
9 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.51%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.01%) Social Network
12 1 (0.50%) Animation
12 1 (0.50%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.08%) Android
2 19 (9.55%) Linux
3 16 (8.04%) Windows
4 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.01%) CentOS
7 2 (1.01%) Debian
7 2 (1.01%) Solaris
7 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (60.80%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (53.27%) MVC
3 85 (42.71%) Web Application Development
4 82 (41.21%) TDD
5 57 (28.64%) Web Development
6 53 (26.63%) BDD
6 53 (26.63%) Dependency Injection
7 51 (25.63%) Domain-Driven Design
8 30 (15.08%) OO
9 28 (14.07%) Multithreading
10 27 (13.57%) Kanban
11 25 (12.56%) CQRS
12 14 (7.04%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.53%) DevOps
14 11 (5.53%) Scrum
15 9 (4.52%) Front End Development
15 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
16 7 (3.52%) 3D Programming
17 6 (3.02%) Open Source
17 6 (3.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 102 (51.26%) C#
2 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.58%) Ruby
4 31 (15.58%) SQL
5 25 (12.56%) F#
5 25 (12.56%) Java
6 20 (10.05%) C++
7 16 (8.04%) PHP
8 7 (3.52%) C
8 7 (3.52%) Perl
8 7 (3.52%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.52%) VC++
9 5 (2.51%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.51%) Python
10 3 (1.51%) Groovy
10 3 (1.51%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.01%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (10.55%) Degree
2 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) HNC
4 1 (0.50%) HND
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) PhD
4 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) QA
1 5 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (12.56%) Kibana
2 2 (1.01%) Cobbler
2 2 (1.01%) Nagios
2 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (29.15%) Google
2 17 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.52%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.51%) Oracle
5 4 (2.01%) Facebook
6 2 (1.01%) Apple
6 2 (1.01%) VMware
6 2 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.50%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
TEKsystems
Salary: £110 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £27k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,995
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £28 - £29 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago