Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 280 - 287
Rank change year-on-year - +287 -26
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.074% - 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% - 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 - £27,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% +51.82% -62.07%

Online Games is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,714 2,795 3,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.21% 38.02% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,280 2,247 2,600
Manchester median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,406 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in Manchester

Online Games
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Online Games in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Online 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Game Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Thought Leadership
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Go
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Elixir
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling

Online Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Content Manager
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Game Development
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Thought Leadership
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Elixir
2 1 (20.00%) Erlang
2 1 (20.00%) Go
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft