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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 36 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.54% 1.50% -
As % of the General category 1.82% 4.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
55 85 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 29.57% 31.84% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 41 84 52
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (100.00%) Web Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Web Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP