Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 72 67
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.75% 2.14% 0.30%
As % of the General category 7.99% 6.52% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 2
Liverpool median annual salary £33,750 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -10.71% +20.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £29,900 £37,950
90th Percentile £45,325 £62,000 £45,650
Merseyside median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% +14.29%

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 363 353 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 46.96% 32.78% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 265 204 186
Liverpool median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,125 £24,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £70,000
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (44.83%) Online Games
2 9 (31.03%) Capita
3 7 (24.14%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Marketing
4 6 (20.69%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (20.69%) Data Extraction
4 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.69%) REST
4 6 (20.69%) Grunt
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.69%) webpack
4 6 (20.69%) gulp
4 6 (20.69%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 6 (20.69%) npm
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
5 5 (17.24%) QA
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) Windows
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 4 (13.79%) Retail
6 4 (13.79%) VMware

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 (13.79%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
1 4 (13.79%) VoIP
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.45%) BGP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.69%) Grunt
1 6 (20.69%) gulp
1 6 (20.69%) webpack
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Online Betting
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Data Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Angular Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) REST
1 6 (20.69%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.79%) Node.js
3 4 (13.79%) Sass
4 3 (10.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) STL
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Online Games
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.79%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.45%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
1 6 (20.69%) Data Cleansing
1 6 (20.69%) Data Extraction
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) SDLC
3 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.34%) Game Development
4 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.90%) Prototyping
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C++
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Elixir
4 1 (3.45%) Erlang
4 1 (3.45%) Haskell
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Capita
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) F5
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Alterian
4 2 (6.90%) Openreach