The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 78 43 65
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.67% 4.30% 0.93%
As % of the General category 3.48% 17.31% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 6
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
115 156 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.30% 24.84% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 86 130 169
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
East of England

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Games
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -26 3 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing 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 Games.

1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
1 9 (69.23%) JSF
1 9 (69.23%) Ajax
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 7 (53.85%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) UML
4 5 (38.46%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) GWT
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Online Games
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) System Testing
6 3 (23.08%) JPA
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss
6 3 (23.08%) Apache

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Games Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Games Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
1 9 (69.23%) JSF
1 9 (69.23%) Ajax
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
2 7 (53.85%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) GWT
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) EJB
5 3 (23.08%) J2ME
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Online Games
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) UML
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Game Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Sun Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
Ipswich
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per year
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