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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 92 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.30% 0.97% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.77% 2.09% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
390 574 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 38.50% 46.48% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 299 414 465
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram 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 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Online Games
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Gatling
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Gatling
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Head of Development
1 3 (37.50%) Head of Digital
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian