The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 66 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.80% 0.58% 2.91%
As % of the General category 2.33% 1.87% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 15
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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 Warrington region.

General Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
172 107 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 34.47% 31.10% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 147 61 150
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,980 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Games
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Games Salary Trend in Warrington

Games
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Warrington

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Flash
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience Design
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) WebGL
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Online Games
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (40.00%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Flash
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) WebGL
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience Design
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft