The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 1.96% - -
As % of the General category 9.09% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Runcorn region.

General Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 21.57% 29.27% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £23,980 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.95% -47.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,800 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £46,350 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Runcorn region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Games
Salary Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Runcorn region.

Games Salary Trend in Runcorn

Games
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Runcorn
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,992.24 per year
Posted: 24 days ago