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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank - - 191
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £41,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +26.15%
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
1253 1351 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.14% 34.30% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1026 1238
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) iGaming
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) OLTP

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) OLTP
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) iGaming
2 3 (75.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Physics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle