The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 40 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.41% 4.23% 5.21%
As % of the General category 18.60% 14.17% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 8
Median salary £38,500 £30,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.22% +6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £36,500 £54,500
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 Suffolk region.

General Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
129 127 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.05% 29.81% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 103 109 90
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £29,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Games
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Games Salary Trend in Suffolk

Games
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Games
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Ipswich +8 23 £38,500 +26.22%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Games.

1 20 (44.44%) OO
1 20 (44.44%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) Online Games
3 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 13 (28.89%) CSS
4 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.89%) HTML
4 13 (28.89%) HTML5
4 13 (28.89%) CSS3
5 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (24.44%) TDD
6 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
6 11 (24.44%) OOP
6 11 (24.44%) Xbox
7 10 (22.22%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) C++
7 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (20.00%) Banking
8 9 (20.00%) Unix
8 9 (20.00%) OOD
8 9 (20.00%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) Physics
8 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 9 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (20.00%) Low Latency

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.22%) Calabash
2 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
2 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Graduate
3 11 (24.44%) Graduate C# Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Graduate Developer
4 10 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (20.00%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) QA Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) CSS
1 13 (28.89%) CSS3
1 13 (28.89%) HTML
1 13 (28.89%) HTML5
2 9 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (17.78%) J2EE
3 8 (17.78%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 4 (8.89%) Cocoa
4 4 (8.89%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (8.89%) Core Animation
4 4 (8.89%) Core Data
5 2 (4.44%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) DirectX
6 1 (2.22%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.22%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Online Games
2 11 (24.44%) Xbox
3 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (20.00%) Physics
3 9 (20.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (8.89%) Animation
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Android
3 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) OO
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) OOP
3 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
3 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) High Availability
4 9 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 9 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (20.00%) OOD
5 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Android Development
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) Apple Swift
5 4 (8.89%) Objective-C
5 4 (8.89%) R
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft