Period
to 18 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 46 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.58% 3.81% 2.15%
As % of the General category 4.19% 8.03% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 16
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £33,750 £38,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.48% -9.23%
10th Percentile £38,375 £21,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,625 £45,325 £65,625
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.48% -3.57% -12.50%

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 215 361 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 37.72% 47.38% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 152 263 203
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,625 £65,800 £63,250
Merseyside median annual salary £41,388 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.62% - -

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mining

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Coaching
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Science
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Microservices
2 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Recommender Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau
1 1 (11.11%) VMware