The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 175 - 175
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 10 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% - 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 10
Average salary £48,000 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Online Games
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1275 1155 1287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.51% 30.60% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 980 964 1089
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Online Games
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Online Games Salary Trend in Manchester

Online Games
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 9 £48,000 -
Online Games
North West

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
3 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (75.00%) WSDL
3 9 (75.00%) Apache
3 9 (75.00%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) Servlets
3 9 (75.00%) SOAP
3 9 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (75.00%) OLTP
3 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Java EE
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 9 (75.00%) JSON
3 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (75.00%) Physics
3 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (75.00%) Game Development
3 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Windows

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (75.00%) OLTP
1 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Software Integration Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) WSDL
1 9 (75.00%) Servlets
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
1 9 (75.00%) XML
1 9 (75.00%) Java EE
1 9 (75.00%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (75.00%) Physics
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Game Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Salt
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace