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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
North West / Cheshire
Rank 84 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.89% 0.077% 1.12%
As % of the General category 2.19% 0.17% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 19
Median salary £43,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £32,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
411 591 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.61% 45.22% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 303 513 660
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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
Chester - 3 £41,500 - 1
Runcorn +3 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Warrington - 1 £19,000 -
Games
North West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Android
3 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (27.78%) Marmalade SDK
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
5 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) BlackBerry OS
5 5 (27.78%) Mac OS
5 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile Games
5 5 (27.78%) Subversion
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) ReSharper
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Gradle
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Applications Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Games Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) Marmalade SDK
2 5 (27.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) Lucene
5 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile Games
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Physics
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Android
1 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) BlackBerry OS
2 5 (27.78%) Mac OS
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.11%) Linear Regression
4 2 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) R
4 2 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) RedGate
1 2 (11.11%) Tableau
1 2 (11.11%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.56%) Aruba
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Pension +Bonus
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