Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.54% 8.45% -
As % of the General category 1.22% 21.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 0
Bolton median annual salary £21,750 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.67% - -
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 82 111 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 44.32% 39.08% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 35
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £22,150
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,500 £46,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +6.25% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix

Games
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) ATM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix