Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - +62 +23
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 0 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.79% - 2.55%
As % of the General category 7.18% - 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 28
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 - £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 - £31,250
90th Percentile £37,500 - £45,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 348 258 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.80% 28.32% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 249 226 240
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £39,875 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.23% +6.33% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,380 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Lancashire

Games
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Games in Lancashire

Games
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Lancashire

Games
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 19 £35,000 -
Burnley - 3 £22,500 -
Games
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Games.

1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) Node.js
3 20 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
3 20 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 19 (76.00%) MVC
5 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (72.00%) TDD
5 18 (72.00%) Ruby
5 18 (72.00%) .NET Framework
5 18 (72.00%) WCF
5 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
5 18 (72.00%) RESTful
5 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (72.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 18 (72.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 18 (72.00%) Web Application Development
5 18 (72.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (72.00%) Entity Framework
5 18 (72.00%) BDD
5 18 (72.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (24.00%) Web Development
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) HTML5

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) NoSQL
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Graduate
3 3 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Graduate Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
1 21 (84.00%) Node.js
2 20 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 20 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
3 18 (72.00%) .NET Framework
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (72.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 18 (72.00%) Entity Framework
3 18 (72.00%) RESTful
3 18 (72.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 18 (72.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) MVC
3 18 (72.00%) BDD
3 18 (72.00%) TDD
3 18 (72.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (24.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) Android Development
7 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) Ruby
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft