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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 22 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.90% - 6.36%
As % of the General category 16.28% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 8
Median salary £41,500 - £40,000
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 Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 59 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.07% 51.30% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 50
Median salary £40,000 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £57,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Chester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Chester region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (70.00%) Google
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Tableau
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) RedGate
4 2 (20.00%) Talend
4 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Coach
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Linear Regression
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 2 (20.00%) Aruba
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) RedGate
3 2 (20.00%) Talend
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
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