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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 12 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 82 0 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.99% - 5.13%
As % of the General category 43.62% - 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76 0 30
Average salary £37,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
188 101 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 34.37% 24.22% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 169 86 137
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 - 79 £37,500 - 2
Stowmarket - 3 £45,000 - 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 139 (76.37%) C#
2 129 (70.88%) Online Games
3 113 (62.09%) OO
4 111 (60.99%) Java
5 88 (48.35%) HTML
5 88 (48.35%) CSS
6 78 (42.86%) Subversion
7 75 (41.21%) JavaScript
8 74 (40.66%) SQL
9 36 (19.78%) HTML5
10 31 (17.03%) Scrum
11 30 (16.48%) Web Development
12 26 (14.29%) Python
13 23 (12.64%) Degree
14 22 (12.09%) CSS3
14 22 (12.09%) Mentoring
15 21 (11.54%) Apple iOS
15 21 (11.54%) Ruby
15 21 (11.54%) SOA
16 19 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (9.89%) T-SQL
17 18 (9.89%) C++
17 18 (9.89%) RabbitMQ
17 18 (9.89%) Go
18 14 (7.69%) Mobile App
18 14 (7.69%) QA
18 14 (7.69%) Selenium
19 13 (7.14%) jQuery
19 13 (7.14%) Objective-C

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (6.59%) Photoshop
1 12 (6.59%) Fireworks
1 12 (6.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (6.59%) Adobe After Effects
2 9 (4.95%) PTC Creo
2 9 (4.95%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (3.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.95%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) MySQL
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.55%) OLTP
6 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 78 (42.86%) Subversion
2 14 (7.69%) Selenium
3 11 (6.04%) Cucumber
3 11 (6.04%) SoapUI
4 8 (4.40%) Calabash
4 8 (4.40%) JIRA
4 8 (4.40%) JUnit
4 8 (4.40%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.65%) RSpec
5 3 (1.65%) Capybara
5 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.55%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.55%) NuGet
6 1 (0.55%) FxCop
6 1 (0.55%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 9 (4.95%) Electronics
1 9 (4.95%) Legal
1 9 (4.95%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 133 (73.08%) Developer
2 58 (31.87%) Software Developer
3 57 (31.32%) Web Developer
4 23 (12.64%) Graduate
5 20 (10.99%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 13 (7.14%) Tester
6 13 (7.14%) iOS Developer
7 12 (6.59%) Photoshop Designer
7 12 (6.59%) Designer
8 9 (4.95%) Architect
8 9 (4.95%) Analyst
8 9 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.95%) Mechanical Engineer
8 9 (4.95%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.40%) QA Analyst
9 8 (4.40%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (4.40%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.40%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.40%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (48.35%) HTML
1 88 (48.35%) CSS
2 36 (19.78%) HTML5
3 22 (12.09%) CSS3
4 18 (9.89%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (7.14%) WebGL
5 13 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
5 13 (7.14%) WebSockets
5 13 (7.14%) WebKit
5 13 (7.14%) jQuery
6 12 (6.59%) Flash
7 10 (5.49%) .NET
8 8 (4.40%) Cocoa
8 8 (4.40%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (2.75%) Core Animation
10 4 (2.20%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.10%) Web Services
11 2 (1.10%) Spring
11 2 (1.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 129 (70.88%) Online Games
2 14 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.40%) Replication
3 8 (4.40%) Clustering
4 5 (2.75%) Animation
5 3 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.65%) Social Media
6 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 13 (7.14%) Android
3 8 (4.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (62.09%) OO
2 31 (17.03%) Scrum
3 30 (16.48%) Web Development
4 22 (12.09%) Mentoring
5 21 (11.54%) SOA
6 19 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 11 (6.04%) Performance Testing
8 11 (6.04%) BDD
9 10 (5.49%) SDLC
10 9 (4.95%) CAD
11 8 (4.40%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.40%) TDD
11 8 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.40%) Test Automation
12 5 (2.75%) Mobile Development
12 5 (2.75%) Automation Testing
12 5 (2.75%) Android Development
13 4 (2.20%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (76.37%) C#
2 111 (60.99%) Java
3 75 (41.21%) JavaScript
4 74 (40.66%) SQL
5 26 (14.29%) Python
6 21 (11.54%) Ruby
7 18 (9.89%) Go
7 18 (9.89%) C++
7 18 (9.89%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.49%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (12.64%) Degree
2 7 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
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Salary: Flexible, Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 60k per year
Posted: 15 days ago