Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 77 72
Rank change year-on-year +36 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Games 32 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.52% 1.63% 0.27%
As % of the General category 10.03% 5.35% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 2
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £31,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.16% -18.18% -3.75%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £36,950 £40,250
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £31,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +30.16% -18.18% +10.00%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 319 299 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 45.06% 30.45% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 237 185 200
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,650 £25,800 £26,203
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £60,250
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Liverpool

Games
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Games in Liverpool

Games
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Liverpool over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Games.

1 19 (59.38%) Online Games
2 14 (43.75%) Capita
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) Retail
5 7 (21.88%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 6 (18.75%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
6 6 (18.75%) Grunt
6 6 (18.75%) webpack
6 6 (18.75%) gulp
6 6 (18.75%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 6 (18.75%) npm
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 4 (12.50%) VPN
8 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco
8 4 (12.50%) VMware
8 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) npm
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
1 4 (12.50%) VoIP
1 4 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.13%) BGP
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.25%) QlikView
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Power BI
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.75%) Grunt
1 6 (18.75%) gulp
1 6 (18.75%) webpack
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.25%) Online Betting
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 4 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Research Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) REST
1 6 (18.75%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 4 (12.50%) Sass
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) Qt
5 1 (3.13%) STL
5 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Online Games
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Animation
5 1 (3.13%) Online Gambling
5 1 (3.13%) Social Gaming
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
2 5 (15.63%) SDLC
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Presales
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Statistics
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C++
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Elixir
4 1 (3.13%) Erlang
4 1 (3.13%) Haskell
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Capita
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) F5
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Openreach
5 1 (3.13%) Alterian
5 1 (3.13%) Tableau