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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 92 80 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 2.15% 0.21%
As % of the General category 1.17% 4.71% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 3
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
426 594 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.30% 45.52% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 316 467 468
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -13 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Big Data
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) Online Games
4 3 (30.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Gatling
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Gatling
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Head of Development
1 3 (30.00%) Head of Digital
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Online Games
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) UX Design
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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