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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
England / North West
Rank 245 230 253
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Median salary £40,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.71% +1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £31,250 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £42,750 £34,900
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.25%  

Online Games is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2434 2207 2379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.95% 38.82% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1802 1906
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £24,263
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Online Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 2 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Online Games
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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