The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 36 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.54% -
As % of the General category - 1.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 40 66 75
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 26.32% 35.87% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 50
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Chester

Games
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Games in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 8 (100.00%) Google
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (50.00%) Tableau
3 4 (50.00%) Talend
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN

Games
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Coach
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Google
2 4 (50.00%) Tableau
2 4 (50.00%) Talend
3 2 (25.00%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 35K
Posted: 4 days ago