The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 253 252 236
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% 0.053% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.20% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 11
Average salary £37,250 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.20% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £36,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £33,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+29.10% -19.27%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1865 2046 1789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.70% 27.25% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1698 1500
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Online Games
England

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 4 £37,250 -0.66% 2
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Java RMI
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) XML-RPC
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Java RMI
2 2 (33.33%) XML-RPC
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Game Development
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Oldham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago