Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 352 337
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 5 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.042% 0.076% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.19% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 19
North West median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +30.77% -55.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £39,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £54,875 £44,200 £41,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,501 5,398 4,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.96% 41.15% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,582 4,223 4,174
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,695 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Online Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in the North West

Online Games
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Online Games in the North West

Online Games
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Online Games in the North West

Online Games
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +19 4 £46,250 +12.80%
Manchester +11 1 - -
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) CMDB
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
4 1 (20.00%) Erlang
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Go
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Elixir
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

Online Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Product Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Elixir
2 1 (20.00%) Erlang
2 1 (20.00%) Go
2 1 (20.00%) Java
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow