The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 68 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.28% - 3.87%
As % of the General category 4.39% - 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 20
Median salary £31,500 - £35,000
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
205 186 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.20% 37.88% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 98 119 156
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Games
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Games Salary Trend in Merseyside

Games
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 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
Liverpool - 9 £31,500 - 3
Games
North West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Games.

1 9 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (29.63%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) QA
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Game Development
3 7 (25.93%) Marketing
4 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 6 (22.22%) Pay per click
4 6 (22.22%) Google Analytics
4 6 (22.22%) Blog
4 6 (22.22%) Social Media
4 6 (22.22%) Facebook
4 6 (22.22%) Twitter
4 6 (22.22%) Analytics
4 6 (22.22%) Campaign Management
4 6 (22.22%) AdWords
4 6 (22.22%) Affiliate Marketing
4 6 (22.22%) SEO
4 6 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (22.22%) Google
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) NuGet
5 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
5 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) AdWords
1 6 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) OLAP
2 3 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
1 5 (18.52%) NuGet
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Release Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) PPC Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Build and Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Games Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Paid Search Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Search Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Account Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) RESTful
1 1 (3.70%) ServiceStack
1 1 (3.70%) WCF
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Blog
1 6 (22.22%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (29.63%) Game Development
2 6 (22.22%) Affiliate Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Analytics
2 6 (22.22%) Campaign Management
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 6 (22.22%) Pay per click
2 6 (22.22%) SEO
2 6 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
2 6 (22.22%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Facebook
1 6 (22.22%) Google
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (22.22%) Twitter
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) F5
2 1 (3.70%) Greenplum
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce
2 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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