The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.90% - -
As % of the General category 2.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
71 37 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.98% 26.06% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 62 35 44
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Essex

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 29 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) Mobile App
3 13 (81.25%) Android
3 13 (81.25%) Apple iOS
3 13 (81.25%) CSS3
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) OO
4 12 (75.00%) TDD
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
4 12 (75.00%) Sencha
4 12 (75.00%) Android Development
4 12 (75.00%) iOS Development
5 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
6 7 (43.75%) Web Development
6 7 (43.75%) OOP
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) Online Games
7 4 (25.00%) Online Gambling
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 2 (12.50%) Perl
9 2 (12.50%) PHP
10 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.25%) Degree
10 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
10 1 (6.25%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
10 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (6.25%) Sencha Touch

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) CSS3
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Online Games
2 4 (25.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Android
1 13 (81.25%) Apple iOS
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) OO
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) Android Development
2 12 (75.00%) iOS Development
3 7 (43.75%) Web Development
3 7 (43.75%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Sencha