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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Rank 80 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.45% 0.32% -
As % of the General category 1.02% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
394 595 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.57% 47.11% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 279 412 436
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,250 £82,500
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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Saffron Walden - 1 £44,296 - 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Hidden Markov Model
3 1 (25.00%) Game Theory
3 1 (25.00%) Gibbs Sampling
3 1 (25.00%) Mesos
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) LXC
3 1 (25.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum Master
1 3 (75.00%) Web Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Web Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
1 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Product Management
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Game Theory
2 1 (25.00%) Gibbs Sampling
2 1 (25.00%) Hidden Markov Model
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Go
2 1 (25.00%) Haskell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) LXC
1 1 (25.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Pegasus
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