The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 54 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.48% -
As % of the General category - 2.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
124 81 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 45.59% 19.42% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 65 62 38
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £22,807
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £41,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Cheshire

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 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) GPGPU
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Visualisation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) GPGPU
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby