The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 83 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 0.36% 0.85%
As % of the General category 1.76% 0.80% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 14
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
511 752 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.30% 45.25% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 406 543 498
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,930 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Games
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Cheshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Games
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Runcorn - 5 £42,500 - 1
Warrington +15 2 £26,500 -41.11%
Chester -10 1 £40,000 +17.64%
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 - 1
Games
North West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 6 (54.55%) Node.js
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (54.55%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Internet Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Games Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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