The 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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - 41
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.48%
As % of the General category - - 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

General Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
56 15 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.73% 26.32% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 48 12 31
Median salary £43,750 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,600 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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