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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 14 9
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - 7.27% 7.14%
As % of the General category - 19.05% 14.29%
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
13 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 24.07% 38.18% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 9
Average salary £21,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.66% +8.69%
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 21 November 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%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Grails
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) DOM
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) J2SE
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Hazelcast
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
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
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Grails
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
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
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%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
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%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat