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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 29 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.40% - 2.71%
As % of the General category 6.45% - 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £31,250 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 - £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
31 51 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.68% 34.46% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 53
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,295
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
1 4 (80.00%) Online Games
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Online Games
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) DevExpress