The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 125 109 137
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.88% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Online Games
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
666 565 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.26% 35.33% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 524 442 506
Average salary £39,750 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.24% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Online Games
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Online Games Salary Trend in Cheshire

Online Games
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
Online Games
North West

Online Games
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA