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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 30 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.68% 8.02% -
As % of the General category 11.54% 21.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 0
Average salary £22,050 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
52 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.90% 37.65% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 48
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £27,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Symbian
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) i2
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
1 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Law
1 5 (83.33%) Legal
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Forensics
1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (83.33%) E-Discovery
1 5 (83.33%) Final Cut Pro
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (83.33%) Digital Media
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) VCP4
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) ATL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (83.33%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Law
1 5 (83.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Forensic Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) ATL
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Forensics
1 5 (83.33%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (83.33%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VCP4
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Symbian
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) i2
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
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