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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 40 12 56
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +44
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 68 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.14% 14.08% 0.49%
As % of the General category 14.67% 40.96% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 62 2
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £53,000
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
150 166 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.20% 34.37% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 137 150 100
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £54,200
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -19 22 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (55.56%) Online Games
2 41 (50.62%) HTML
2 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
2 41 (50.62%) CSS
3 39 (48.15%) C#
4 30 (37.04%) Java
4 30 (37.04%) HTML5
4 30 (37.04%) CSS3
5 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (25.93%) OO
7 20 (24.69%) Apple iOS
7 20 (24.69%) Android
8 19 (23.46%) Web Development
8 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
9 18 (22.22%) Xbox
10 17 (20.99%) OOP
10 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
11 16 (19.75%) Finance
11 16 (19.75%) Cocoa
11 16 (19.75%) Objective-C
11 16 (19.75%) Mobile App
11 16 (19.75%) Android Development
11 16 (19.75%) iOS Development
11 16 (19.75%) Mentoring
11 16 (19.75%) Cocoa Touch
11 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
11 16 (19.75%) Animation
11 16 (19.75%) Core Animation
11 16 (19.75%) Apple Swift
11 16 (19.75%) Core Data

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 (4.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.94%) OLAP
3 4 (4.94%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Selenium
2 4 (4.94%) Calabash
2 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.94%) JUnit
2 4 (4.94%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (71.60%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Web Developer
4 18 (22.22%) Software Analyst
5 16 (19.75%) Mobile Developer
5 16 (19.75%) SQL Developer
6 15 (18.52%) C# Developer
7 14 (17.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (16.05%) QA Analyst
8 13 (16.05%) QA Test Analyst
8 13 (16.05%) Test Analyst
9 12 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (14.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (14.81%) iOS Developer
9 12 (14.81%) QA Automation Analyst
9 12 (14.81%) QA Tester
9 12 (14.81%) Tester
10 11 (13.58%) Automation Tester
10 11 (13.58%) QA Automation Tester
11 10 (12.35%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.62%) CSS
1 41 (50.62%) HTML
2 30 (37.04%) CSS3
2 30 (37.04%) HTML5
3 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
3 16 (19.75%) Cocoa
3 16 (19.75%) Cocoa Touch
3 16 (19.75%) Core Animation
3 16 (19.75%) Core Data
4 13 (16.05%) .NET
5 11 (13.58%) Kendo UI
6 10 (12.35%) jQuery
7 8 (9.88%) RESTful
8 4 (4.94%) HTML5 Canvas
8 4 (4.94%) WebGL
8 4 (4.94%) WebKit
8 4 (4.94%) WebSockets
9 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.23%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 45 (55.56%) Online Games
2 18 (22.22%) Xbox
3 16 (19.75%) Animation
3 16 (19.75%) Mobile App
4 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Android
1 20 (24.69%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) OO
3 19 (23.46%) Web Development
4 17 (20.99%) OOP
5 16 (19.75%) Android Development
5 16 (19.75%) iOS Development
5 16 (19.75%) Mentoring
6 14 (17.28%) Front End Development
7 12 (14.81%) Mobile Development
7 12 (14.81%) TDD
8 11 (13.58%) Manual Testing
9 10 (12.35%) Automation Testing
10 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.88%) SDLC
10 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.94%) BDD
11 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.94%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.94%) Test Automation
12 1 (1.23%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) JavaScript
2 39 (48.15%) C#
3 30 (37.04%) Java
4 16 (19.75%) Apple Swift
4 16 (19.75%) Objective-C
5 13 (16.05%) TypeScript
6 9 (11.11%) SQL
7 5 (6.17%) Python
8 4 (4.94%) Perl
8 4 (4.94%) R
9 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) ISEB
2 10 (12.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
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