The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - - 57
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
293 158 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.96% 36.92% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 178 118 173
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Online Games
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Online Games Salary Trend in Merseyside

Online Games
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) F5

Online 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
Liverpool City Centre
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £15,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago