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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 28 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.26% - 3.13%
As % of the General category 9.38% - 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
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
32 68 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.06% 57.14% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 59
Median salary £32,500 £28,500 £45,950
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -37.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £57,500 £58,400
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (40.00%) RedGate
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Linear Regression
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) RedGate
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Pension +Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago