The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 23 43
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 5.18% 0.45%
As % of the General category - 12.99% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 77 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 57.84% 39.90% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 44
Average salary £28,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £59,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Games
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Games Salary Trend in Chester

Games
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing 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 Games.

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Fintech
3 2 (28.57%) Online Betting
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) QA Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Engineering Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Head of Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Head of IT
2 2 (28.57%) Head of IT Security
2 2 (28.57%) Head of Security
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
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