Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 51 67
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 1.62% 1.78% 0.24%
As % of the General category 5.83% 6.80% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 1
Stockport median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £21,625 £30,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £49,000 £42,500 £37,500
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 120 103 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 27.71% 26.14% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 93 99 133
Stockport median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,450 £26,900 £29,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £54,500
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stockport.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Stockport

Games
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Games in Stockport

Games
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Stockport over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Packer
4 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (14.29%) Grafana
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Home

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum Master
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Designer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Telematics
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Grafana
1 1 (14.29%) Packer
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform