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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 39 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.51% 6.45% -
As % of the General category 1.96% 19.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
51 51 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.76% 32.90% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 47 53
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £19,300 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £100,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET