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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 48 49
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.48% 2.02% 1.18%
As % of the General category 1.94% 6.48% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Median salary £31,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.87% +6.66%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 103 108 141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 24.47% 31.21% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 93 91 128
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -15 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Blackpool - 1 £30,000 - 1
Games
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Trainee
2 1 (50.00%) Trainee Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Trainee Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
LGM Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago