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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 79 81
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 1.38% 0.34%
As % of the General category - 3.64% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 3
Average salary - £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
652 412 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.14% 37.94% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 525 294 332
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Ninject
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) Node.js
2 9 (90.00%) iPhone
2 9 (90.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (90.00%) Android
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (90.00%) Ninject
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) iPhone
1 9 (90.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago