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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.71% - -
As % of the General category 1.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £85,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
102 159 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.17% 59.33% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £88,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Engineering Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Head of IT Security
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Sales Executive
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 1 (33.33%) Trainee
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSTL
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Chester
Erin Associates
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