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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Gaming
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -8.23%
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
153 181 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.32% 36.20% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 113 125 231
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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