Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 47 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.19% 1.08% 1.65%
As % of the General category 13.64% 3.13% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 7
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,850 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,350 £87,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% +15.00% -12.50%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 110 96 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 30.73% 34.41% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 90 74 113
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,450 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,125 £73,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
3 7 (46.67%) Node.js
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 7 (46.67%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
3 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 7 (46.67%) Code First Entity Framework
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Ruby
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) WCF
4 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
4 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Information Officer
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Officer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
2 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (46.67%) Code First Entity Framework
2 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
2 7 (46.67%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (46.67%) Node.js
2 7 (46.67%) RESTful
2 7 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (46.67%) WCF
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
4 4 (26.67%) Build Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Google