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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 17 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 54 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.30% 0.91% 2.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.51% 2.36% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 49 3 8
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £31,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,500 £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +26.86%
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
177 127 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 43.60% 38.72% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 151 89 113
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 2015.

Online Games Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 61 (100.00%) Games
2 56 (91.80%) C#
3 55 (90.16%) OO
4 34 (55.74%) CSS
4 34 (55.74%) HTML
4 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
5 32 (52.46%) SQL
5 32 (52.46%) Java
6 22 (36.07%) Subversion
7 14 (22.95%) jQuery
7 14 (22.95%) HTML5
8 13 (21.31%) CSS3
8 13 (21.31%) .NET
9 12 (19.67%) WebSockets
9 12 (19.67%) WebKit
9 12 (19.67%) HTML5 Canvas
9 12 (19.67%) WebGL
10 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
11 10 (16.39%) Data Mining
11 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
11 10 (16.39%) Replication
11 10 (16.39%) Clustering
11 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (16.39%) Web Development
11 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
12 5 (8.20%) TDD
12 5 (8.20%) QA
12 5 (8.20%) Selenium
12 5 (8.20%) BDD

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Subversion
2 5 (8.20%) Selenium
2 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
General
1 61 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 33 (54.10%) Web Developer
3 21 (34.43%) Software Developer
4 15 (24.59%) Graduate
5 10 (16.39%) Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Technical Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Database Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Database Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Tester
7 5 (8.20%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Mobile Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (1.64%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) CSS
1 34 (55.74%) HTML
2 14 (22.95%) jQuery
2 14 (22.95%) HTML5
3 13 (21.31%) CSS3
3 13 (21.31%) .NET
4 12 (19.67%) WebSockets
4 12 (19.67%) WebKit
4 12 (19.67%) HTML5 Canvas
4 12 (19.67%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Replication
1 10 (16.39%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (90.16%) OO
2 10 (16.39%) Web Development
2 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
2 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (8.20%) Automation Testing
3 5 (8.20%) BDD
3 5 (8.20%) TDD
4 1 (1.64%) Game Development
4 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.64%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) C#
2 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
3 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 32 (52.46%) Java
4 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft