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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 189 - 194
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.095% - 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £34,000 - £31,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 - £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,950 - £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.83% +21.25%
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
1351 1237 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.99% 32.86% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1017 1155
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Online Games Salary Histogram in Manchester

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 11 (78.57%) UNIX
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) Servlets
4 9 (64.29%) SOAP
4 9 (64.29%) XML
4 9 (64.29%) WSDL
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) Game Development
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) OLTP
4 9 (64.29%) RDBMS
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
4 9 (64.29%) Eclipse
4 9 (64.29%) Java EE
4 9 (64.29%) JSON
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 9 (64.29%) Apache
4 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
4 9 (64.29%) Physics
4 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Puppet
5 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (7.14%) Ansible
5 1 (7.14%) Salt
5 1 (7.14%) Finance

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (64.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) OLTP
1 9 (64.29%) RDBMS
1 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Integration Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Software Integration Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Servlets
1 9 (64.29%) SOAP
1 9 (64.29%) XML
1 9 (64.29%) WSDL
1 9 (64.29%) Java EE
1 9 (64.29%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
1 9 (64.29%) Physics
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Game Development
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Rackspace