The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 221 244 252
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.062% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 3
Median salary £35,000 - £37,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 - £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 - £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -8.23%
Online Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2267 2412 2527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.06% 37.68% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 1910 1965
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Online Games
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Online Games Salary Trend in the North West

Online Games
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the North West

Online Games
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Manchester +15 13 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 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 North West region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 19 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) QA
6 6 (31.58%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) C++
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Back Office
7 5 (26.32%) WinForms
7 5 (26.32%) JIRA
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
7 5 (26.32%) AccuRev
8 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (21.05%) Android
8 4 (21.05%) C
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) VB
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Unix

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) AccuRev
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 19 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (26.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Games Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer in Test
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Android Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Android Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Games Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 5 (26.32%) WinForms
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Online Gambling
2 1 (5.26%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
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