The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 79 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.69% 0.29% -
As % of the General category 3.56% 0.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
590 577 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.62% 41.30% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 443 478 317
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £67,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Games
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Essex region.

Games Salary Trend in Essex

Games
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Essex

Games
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +7 13 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Brentwood - 5 £30,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (41.38%) HTML
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Android
3 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) E-Discovery
6 5 (17.24%) Final Cut Pro
6 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
6 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (17.24%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
6 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
6 5 (17.24%) WatchGuard
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
6 5 (17.24%) Office 365
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (17.24%) Cybercrime
6 5 (17.24%) Computer Forensics
6 5 (17.24%) VMware

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
1 5 (17.24%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (17.24%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) VoIP
1 5 (17.24%) SNMP
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQLite
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 5 (17.24%) Law
1 5 (17.24%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Graphic Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Graphic Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Forensic Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) ATL
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
5 4 (13.79%) CSS3
6 3 (10.34%) Android SDK
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Cybercrime
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Android
2 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
3 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (17.24%) E-Discovery
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (13.79%) Android Development
4 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
4 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) MCSA
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
1 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Nagios
1 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Symbian
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
1 5 (17.24%) IBM
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.24%) Adobe
1 5 (17.24%) Citrix
1 5 (17.24%) i2
1 5 (17.24%) Apple
1 5 (17.24%) Sophos
1 5 (17.24%) VMware
1 5 (17.24%) WatchGuard
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago