Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Online Gaming
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 269 268
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 4 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.051% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 9
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.55% -62.07% +51.04%
10th Percentile £41,250 £23,250 £19,999
90th Percentile £43,750 £45,250 £76,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £31,250 £72,500
% change year-on-year +36.00% -56.90% +81.25%

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 3180 3013 2703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.22% 40.39% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2619 2617 2148
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +2.56%

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 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Online 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Game Development
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (100.00%) Pixi.js

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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Pixi.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Game Development
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript