The first 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 18 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 General category for the Salford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 12 0
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 41.25% 50.00% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 13
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Manchester

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 21 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) BBC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) MHEG
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) BBC
2 1 (50.00%) MHEG
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA