Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Online Gaming
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 359 355
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 18 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.088% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 9
North West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -51.72% +81.25%
10th Percentile £39,500 £23,500 £19,999
90th Percentile £46,000 £44,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 5189 5010 4702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.27% 40.15% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4055 4191 3735
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +29 13 £41,000 -3.53%
Manchester -19 4 £42,500 +36.00%
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Capita
3 6 (33.33%) REST
3 6 (33.33%) Grunt
3 6 (33.33%) webpack
3 6 (33.33%) gulp
3 6 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 6 (33.33%) npm
4 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) nginx
5 4 (22.22%) Sass
5 4 (22.22%) Game Development
5 4 (22.22%) Node.js
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile Development
5 4 (22.22%) Docker
5 4 (22.22%) User Experience
5 4 (22.22%) Pixi.js
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Grunt
1 6 (33.33%) gulp
1 6 (33.33%) webpack
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Games Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) REST
1 6 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
3 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 4 (22.22%) Pixi.js
3 4 (22.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Game Development
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Development
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Capita
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau