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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 27 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.70% 1.81% -
As % of the General category 20.00% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
45 72 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.48% 32.58% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 65 44
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Colchester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) Android
3 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (36.84%) MySQL
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) E-Discovery
6 5 (26.32%) Final Cut Pro
6 5 (26.32%) Digital Media
6 5 (26.32%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) Photoshop
6 5 (26.32%) ATL
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Symbian
6 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Adobe
6 5 (26.32%) i2
6 5 (26.32%) Apple
6 5 (26.32%) MATLAB
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (26.32%) Law
6 5 (26.32%) Legal
6 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Forensics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (26.32%) Photoshop
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (26.32%) Final Cut Pro
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Law
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Graphic Designer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Graphic Designer
2 5 (26.32%) Forensic Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Designer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Perl Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (5.26%) Perl Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) ATL
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 3 (15.79%) Android SDK
6 3 (15.79%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
1 5 (26.32%) Digital Media
1 5 (26.32%) Cybercrime
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) iPhone
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Android
1 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Forensics
1 5 (26.32%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (26.32%) E-Discovery
2 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (15.79%) Android Development
3 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) MATLAB
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Symbian
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe
1 5 (26.32%) i2
1 5 (26.32%) Apple