The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 3.82% - -
As % of the General category 11.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 Bolton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 43 31 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 32.82% 43.06% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 30
Median salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton 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 Bolton

Games
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Games in Bolton

Games
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Games.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) OO
1 17 (100.00%) Internet
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
1 17 (100.00%) WCF
1 17 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (100.00%) BDD
1 17 (100.00%) CQRS
1 17 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 17 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) BDD
1 17 (100.00%) CQRS
1 17 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) OO
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
1 17 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
Bolton, Lancashire
LGM Ltd
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