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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 21 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.85% - 0.49%
As % of the General category 15.38% - 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
65 81 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.01% 37.85% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 78
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Chester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) NUnit
3 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) LINQ
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (50.00%) Moq
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Billing
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (16.67%) Social Media
6 2 (16.67%) iPhone

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) NUnit
1 6 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (50.00%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Graduate
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Recruitment Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Trainee
5 1 (8.33%) Trainee Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
2 6 (50.00%) LINQ
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
1 6 (50.00%) Kanban
1 6 (50.00%) BDD
1 6 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sage
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits/commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago