The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 July 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 General category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 34 16
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.56% 10.70%
As % of the General category - 1.47% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £42,500 £15,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +174.19%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
56 68 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.59% 37.78% 67.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 72
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £14,144 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
UK

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Games
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Games Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Games
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing 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 Games.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Finance

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL