The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birkenhead. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Merseyside / Birkenhead
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birkenhead 8.33% - -
As % of the General category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birkenhead with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birkenhead
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birkenhead 8.33% 40.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +9.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Birkenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birkenhead citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Birkenhead

Games
Salary Trend in Birkenhead

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

Salary trend for Games in Birkenhead

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birkenhead region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript