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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% - -
As % of the General category 1.54% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £28,000 - -
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
65 130 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.52% 46.59% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 45 77 51
Average salary £36,250 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 28 May 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 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) NUnit
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 7 (58.33%) LINQ
3 7 (58.33%) Kanban
3 7 (58.33%) NHibernate
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (58.33%) Moq
3 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Social Media
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (25.00%) iPhone
5 3 (25.00%) Billing
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) NUnit
1 7 (58.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (58.33%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Trainee
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Recruitment Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Trainee Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Sales Executive
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
2 7 (58.33%) LINQ
2 7 (58.33%) NHibernate
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
1 7 (58.33%) Kanban
1 7 (58.33%) BDD
1 7 (58.33%) Web Application Development
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
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