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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 24 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.52% 1.32% -
As % of the General category 30.51% 4.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
59 75 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.22% 32.89% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 35
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,035 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £46,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Colchester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) Android
3 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 7 (38.89%) MySQL
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) Law
5 5 (27.78%) Legal
5 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
5 5 (27.78%) ATL
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Symbian
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Adobe
5 5 (27.78%) i2
5 5 (27.78%) Apple
5 5 (27.78%) MATLAB
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) E-Discovery
5 5 (27.78%) Final Cut Pro
5 5 (27.78%) Digital Media
5 5 (27.78%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (27.78%) Final Cut Pro
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Law
1 5 (27.78%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Graphic Designer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Graphic Designer
2 5 (27.78%) Forensic Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Designer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.56%) Perl Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) ATL
3 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) iOS SDK
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Digital Media
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Android
1 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Forensics
1 5 (27.78%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (27.78%) E-Discovery
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (16.67%) Android Development
3 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) MATLAB
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Symbian
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe
1 5 (27.78%) i2
1 5 (27.78%) Apple
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