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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.42% - -
As % of the General category 1.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
96 156 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.00% 58.65% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 93 63
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £91,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) LINQ
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
1 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (50.00%) Moq
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JSTL
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (50.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Trainee
4 1 (16.67%) Trainee Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) LINQ
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSTL
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Chester
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