The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 15 52 32
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -20
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 63 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.55% 0.36% 6.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.72% 0.93% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 63 1 22
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +34.32%
Online Games
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 108 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 45.59% 38.71% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 203 82 121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Online Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Ipswich region.

Online Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Online Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Online Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 103 (100.00%) Games
2 97 (94.17%) C#
3 93 (90.29%) OO
4 65 (63.11%) Java
5 62 (60.19%) SQL
6 54 (52.43%) HTML
6 54 (52.43%) CSS
7 52 (50.49%) JavaScript
8 51 (49.51%) Subversion
9 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
9 20 (19.42%) Web Development
10 15 (14.56%) HTML5
11 13 (12.62%) jQuery
11 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
12 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
12 12 (11.65%) CSS3
13 11 (10.68%) Load Balancing
13 11 (10.68%) Data Mining
13 11 (10.68%) Replication
13 11 (10.68%) Clustering
13 11 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (8.74%) .NET
15 8 (7.77%) WebSockets
15 8 (7.77%) WebKit
15 8 (7.77%) WebGL
15 8 (7.77%) HTML5 Canvas
16 6 (5.83%) QA
16 6 (5.83%) Selenium
17 5 (4.85%) TDD
17 5 (4.85%) BDD

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (49.51%) Subversion
2 6 (5.83%) Selenium
3 5 (4.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.97%) Capybara
4 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.97%) RSpec
4 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 103 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (79.61%) Developer
2 50 (48.54%) Web Developer
3 42 (40.78%) Software Developer
4 24 (23.30%) Graduate
5 19 (18.45%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Architect
6 11 (10.68%) Technical Architect
7 9 (8.74%) SQL Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Database Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (6.80%) Database Specialist
9 5 (4.85%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.85%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.85%) Tester
10 4 (3.88%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.88%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (3.88%) Software Development Team Leader
10 4 (3.88%) Software Team Leader
11 1 (0.97%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.43%) HTML
1 54 (52.43%) CSS
2 15 (14.56%) HTML5
3 13 (12.62%) jQuery
4 12 (11.65%) CSS3
5 9 (8.74%) .NET
6 8 (7.77%) WebSockets
6 8 (7.77%) WebKit
6 8 (7.77%) WebGL
6 8 (7.77%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Replication
1 11 (10.68%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (90.29%) OO
2 20 (19.42%) Web Development
3 11 (10.68%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (4.85%) TDD
4 5 (4.85%) BDD
4 5 (4.85%) Automation Testing
5 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.88%) People Management
5 4 (3.88%) Game Development
6 3 (2.91%) Scrum
6 3 (2.91%) SOA
7 1 (0.97%) DevOps
7 1 (0.97%) SDLC
7 1 (0.97%) Performance Testing
7 1 (0.97%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (0.97%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (0.97%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (94.17%) C#
2 65 (63.11%) Java
3 62 (60.19%) SQL
4 52 (50.49%) JavaScript
5 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.91%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) Python
7 2 (1.94%) C++
7 2 (1.94%) Go
8 1 (0.97%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.97%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft