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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.93% - 6.25%
As % of the General category 20.00% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
Median salary £41,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 70 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 29.63% 46.36% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 59 36
Median salary £40,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.38% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £26,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,800
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

Games
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Chester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Chester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (81.82%) Google
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Tableau
5 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (36.36%) Talend
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) Aruba
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) High Availability
7 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 1 (9.09%) Big Data
7 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) RedGate
7 1 (9.09%) R
7 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security

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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Coach
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Linear Regression
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Logistic Regression
5 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) R
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Google
2 5 (45.45%) Tableau
3 4 (36.36%) Talend
4 2 (18.18%) Aruba
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) RedGate
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 5 days ago