The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 33 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.79% 0.68% -
As % of the General category 20.00% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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 Stockport region.

General Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 50 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 23.95% 34.01% 43.46%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 113
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,300 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Games
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Games Salary Trend in Stockport

Games
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Stockport

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) LINQ
3 4 (40.00%) NHibernate
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (40.00%) Moq
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) NUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (40.00%) Moq
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Junior Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Junior
2 4 (40.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) LINQ
3 4 (40.00%) NHibernate
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (20.00%) WebGL
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Game Development
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago