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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 16 15
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 2.78% 4.65%
As % of the General category - 6.90% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
26 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 39.39% 40.28% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,750 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £53,750 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 4 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) DOM
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) J2SE
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (50.00%) SAX

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) DOM
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) J2SE
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (50.00%) SAX
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Grails
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Google