The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - - 10
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - - 18.75%
As % of the General category - - 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Games
Manchester

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

General Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 30.65% 41.77% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 16
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Games
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Games Salary Trend in Salford