The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Runcorn. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Cheshire / Runcorn
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Runcorn 3.03% 16.00% -
As % of the General category 5.88% 80.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +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 Runcorn with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Runcorn
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17 5 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Runcorn 51.52% 20.00% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 8
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,100 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Runcorn

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Runcorn 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 Runcorn

Games
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Salary trend for Games in Runcorn

Games
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 27 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 Runcorn region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java