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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 91 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.89% 1.33% 0.12%
As % of the General category 2.10% 3.09% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 1
Average salary £26,025 £45,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.16% +104.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
525 453 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.44% 43.02% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 397 319 401
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 7 £22,050 -53.57% 2
Brentwood - 3 £35,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (53.85%) MySQL
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
1 7 (53.85%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) E-Discovery
2 5 (38.46%) Final Cut Pro
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Forensics
2 5 (38.46%) Law
2 5 (38.46%) Legal
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Symbian
2 5 (38.46%) i2
2 5 (38.46%) Apple
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) VCP4
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (15.38%) iPhone
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Final Cut Pro
2 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) SNMP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Law
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Forensic Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Tester
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) ATL
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) WCF
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (15.38%) Ninject
1 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Forensics
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (38.46%) E-Discovery
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) VCP4
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) i2
1 5 (38.46%) Apple
1 5 (38.46%) Symbian
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Sophos
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
Colchester, Essex
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 13 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 15 days ago
Braintree
Blue Fox
Salary: £13.5k - 14k per year + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago