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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 40 17 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 41 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.80% 9.58% 1.65%
As % of the General category 13.95% 30.60% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 7
Median salary £38,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,500 £49,000
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
129 134 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.22% 31.31% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 116 119 110
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -17 18 £38,500 -1.28% 5
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 32 (47.76%) Online Games
2 29 (43.28%) C#
3 25 (37.31%) HTML
3 25 (37.31%) Java
3 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.31%) CSS
4 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
5 18 (26.87%) HTML5
5 18 (26.87%) CSS3
6 16 (23.88%) OO
7 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.39%) Finance
7 15 (22.39%) Xbox
8 14 (20.90%) OOP
9 13 (19.40%) Web Development
10 12 (17.91%) QA
10 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
11 11 (16.42%) Apple iOS
11 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
11 11 (16.42%) Android
12 10 (14.93%) Animation
12 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
12 10 (14.93%) Cocoa Touch
12 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
12 10 (14.93%) Automation Testing
12 10 (14.93%) Core Animation
12 10 (14.93%) Cocoa
12 10 (14.93%) Objective-C
12 10 (14.93%) TDD

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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (5.97%) OLAP
3 4 (5.97%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.49%) Calabash
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) JUnit
2 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (70.15%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Analyst
3 18 (26.87%) Software Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) SQL Developer
5 13 (19.40%) Web Developer
6 12 (17.91%) C# Developer
7 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
7 11 (16.42%) QA Analyst
7 11 (16.42%) QA Test Analyst
7 11 (16.42%) Test Analyst
8 10 (14.93%) Automation Test Analyst
8 10 (14.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (14.93%) iOS Developer
8 10 (14.93%) Manual Test Analyst
8 10 (14.93%) Manual Tester
8 10 (14.93%) Mobile Developer
8 10 (14.93%) QA Tester
8 10 (14.93%) Software Test Analyst
8 10 (14.93%) Software Tester
8 10 (14.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) CSS
1 25 (37.31%) HTML
2 18 (26.87%) CSS3
2 18 (26.87%) HTML5
3 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
4 10 (14.93%) Cocoa
4 10 (14.93%) Cocoa Touch
4 10 (14.93%) Core Animation
4 10 (14.93%) Core Data
5 7 (10.45%) Kendo UI
5 7 (10.45%) RESTful
6 6 (8.96%) .NET
7 4 (5.97%) J2EE
7 4 (5.97%) jQuery
7 4 (5.97%) Web Services
8 2 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.49%) SOAP
9 1 (1.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.49%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 32 (47.76%) Online Games
2 15 (22.39%) Xbox
3 10 (14.93%) Animation
3 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
4 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) Physics
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Android
1 11 (16.42%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) OO
3 14 (20.90%) OOP
4 13 (19.40%) Web Development
5 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Android Development
6 10 (14.93%) Automation Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Front End Development
6 10 (14.93%) iOS Development
6 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.93%) Mobile Development
6 10 (14.93%) TDD
7 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.94%) SDLC
7 8 (11.94%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.99%) OOD
9 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) C#
2 25 (37.31%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.93%) Apple Swift
3 10 (14.93%) Objective-C
4 9 (13.43%) TypeScript
5 8 (11.94%) SQL
6 4 (5.97%) R
7 3 (4.48%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) ISEB
1 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
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