The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 42 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.45% 5.52% 1.72%
As % of the General category 3.66% 17.65% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 4
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

General Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 51 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 39.61% 31.29% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65 28 69
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,250 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Games
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Games Salary Trend in Colchester

Games
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Colchester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Online Games
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Gatling
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Gatling
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Head of Development
1 3 (37.50%) Head of Digital
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian