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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank 164 184 192
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 13 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.084% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 3
Median salary £35,000 - £37,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 - £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 - £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £39,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -11.36%
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
1442 1360 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.81% 38.22% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1093 1167
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Online Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

Online Games Salary Histogram in Manchester

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
5 7 (41.18%) QA
6 6 (35.29%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) WinForms
7 5 (29.41%) Back Office
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
7 5 (29.41%) AccuRev
8 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 4 (23.53%) VB
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) C++
9 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) Android
9 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
9 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
9 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Unix

Online 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:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) AccuRev
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (29.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Games Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer in Test
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Android Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Android Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
2 5 (29.41%) WinForms
3 4 (23.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
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