Period
to 22 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 364 324
Rank change year-on-year +24 -40 +40
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 17 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.023% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.054% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 22
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,650 £22,275
90th Percentile £55,625 £43,750 £42,375
England median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.73% +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 4,766 5,551 4,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.47% 43.05% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,726 4,486 3,894
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 June 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 June 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 - 14 £42,500 - 1
Manchester +14 2 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Capita
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Italian Language
4 3 (17.65%) QlikView
4 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (11.76%) QA Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Online Gambling
5 2 (11.76%) QA
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) C++

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 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) QlikView
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Power BI
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Italian Language
3 1 (5.88%) Online Betting
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Product Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Product Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Product Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) COM
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Online Gambling
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) QA Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Capita
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Alterian
3 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau