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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 13 73 44
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -29
Permanent jobs citing Games 93 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.50% 0.67% 4.43%
As % of the General category 36.90% 3.45% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 85 4 28
Average salary £39,000 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
252 116 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 42.00% 19.50% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 200 85 130
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,250 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +45 81 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Stowmarket - 4 - - 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 95 (77.87%) C#
2 82 (67.21%) OO
3 75 (61.48%) Online Games
4 63 (51.64%) HTML
4 63 (51.64%) JavaScript
4 63 (51.64%) CSS
5 44 (36.07%) SQL
5 44 (36.07%) Java
6 35 (28.69%) Subversion
7 33 (27.05%) HTML5
8 31 (25.41%) jQuery
9 28 (22.95%) .NET
9 28 (22.95%) CSS3
10 23 (18.85%) Degree
11 19 (15.57%) WebSockets
11 19 (15.57%) WebKit
11 19 (15.57%) WebGL
11 19 (15.57%) HTML5 Canvas
12 18 (14.75%) T-SQL
13 16 (13.11%) Web Development
14 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
15 12 (9.84%) Load Balancing
15 12 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (9.84%) Replication
15 12 (9.84%) Clustering
15 12 (9.84%) Data Mining
16 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
16 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
17 7 (5.74%) QA
17 7 (5.74%) Selenium

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 4 (3.28%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.82%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.82%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) OLTP
4 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.64%) MySQL
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (28.69%) Subversion
2 7 (5.74%) Selenium
3 5 (4.10%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.64%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.64%) NuGet
4 2 (1.64%) Capybara
4 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.64%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.64%) RSpec
4 2 (1.64%) FxCop
4 2 (1.64%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 4 (3.28%) Electronics
1 4 (3.28%) Legal
1 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 90 (73.77%) Developer
2 51 (41.80%) Web Developer
3 29 (23.77%) Software Developer
4 17 (13.93%) Graduate
5 14 (11.48%) Architect
5 14 (11.48%) Junior
6 13 (10.66%) Junior Developer
7 12 (9.84%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (9.02%) Technical Architect
9 10 (8.20%) Junior Web Developer
10 9 (7.38%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.74%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Database Specialist
11 7 (5.74%) Tester
11 7 (5.74%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (5.74%) QA Tester
11 7 (5.74%) Database Architect
12 6 (4.92%) Data Architect
12 6 (4.92%) Mobile Developer
13 5 (4.10%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (51.64%) CSS
1 63 (51.64%) HTML
2 33 (27.05%) HTML5
3 31 (25.41%) jQuery
4 28 (22.95%) CSS3
4 28 (22.95%) .NET
5 19 (15.57%) WebSockets
5 19 (15.57%) WebKit
5 19 (15.57%) WebGL
5 19 (15.57%) HTML5 Canvas
6 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.46%) Web Services
8 2 (1.64%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.64%) Spring
8 2 (1.64%) RESTful
8 2 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.82%) Qt
9 1 (0.82%) QML
9 1 (0.82%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (61.48%) Online Games
2 12 (9.84%) Replication
2 12 (9.84%) Clustering
3 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) CUDA
6 1 (0.82%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (67.21%) OO
2 16 (13.11%) Web Development
3 12 (9.84%) Load Balancing
3 12 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (5.74%) Automation Testing
4 7 (5.74%) Mentoring
5 6 (4.92%) Scrum
6 5 (4.10%) TDD
6 5 (4.10%) BDD
7 4 (3.28%) Game Development
7 4 (3.28%) OOP
7 4 (3.28%) CAD
7 4 (3.28%) SOA
8 3 (2.46%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.46%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.46%) People Management
9 2 (1.64%) Software Testing
9 2 (1.64%) Performance Testing
9 2 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.64%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 95 (77.87%) C#
2 63 (51.64%) JavaScript
3 44 (36.07%) SQL
3 44 (36.07%) Java
4 18 (14.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.28%) Ruby
6 3 (2.46%) C++
7 2 (1.64%) Python
7 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.64%) Golang
8 1 (0.82%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.82%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.82%) R
8 1 (0.82%) GLSL
8 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.82%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
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