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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 93 83
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.46% 0.88%
As % of the General category - 1.02% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 10
Median salary - £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
448 589 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.95% 45.24% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 368 389 369
Median salary £47,500 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Gatling
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian