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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 243 229 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 16 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.39% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 15
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
1881 1802 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.30% 26.15% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1491 1670
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +20 9 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Manchester - 6 £48,000 -
Cheshire -19 1 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games.

1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (72.22%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SOAP
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
4 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
4 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
4 7 (38.89%) JIRA
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) C++
5 6 (33.33%) OLTP
5 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 6 (33.33%) WSDL
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) Apache
5 6 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) Servlets
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (33.33%) Physics
5 6 (33.33%) Computer Science

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) OLTP
2 6 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
1 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
1 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
1 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
2 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
1 7 (38.89%) Automation Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) SOAP
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) WSDL
2 6 (33.33%) Java EE
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 6 (33.33%) Physics
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
1 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
2 6 (33.33%) Game Development
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
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Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £25 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago