Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 61 53
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% 0.94% 3.35%
As % of the General category 0.50% 2.89% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 26
Lancashire median annual salary £31,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.25% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £22,850 £29,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,950 £45,000 £37,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 397 242 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 44.36% 32.53% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 252 189 246
Lancashire median annual salary £41,709 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £19,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,377 £48,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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
Lancaster - 1 £23,000 - 1
Nelson - 1 £40,000 - 1
Games
North West

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) API Design

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP