The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank - - 221
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +26.86%
Online Games
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2018 2161 2088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.16% 39.74% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1599 1775 1762
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Online Games
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Online Games Salary Trend in the South West

Online Games
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI QSA
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS