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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 31 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 44 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.37% 6.63% 2.33%
As % of the General category 27.85% 17.89% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 10
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
158 190 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.47% 37.04% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 137 149 65
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 -5 39 £35,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (91.23%) Online Games
2 44 (77.19%) HTML
2 44 (77.19%) JavaScript
3 41 (71.93%) CSS
4 38 (66.67%) Front End Development
5 37 (64.91%) TypeScript
5 37 (64.91%) AngularJS
6 35 (61.40%) Kendo UI
7 26 (45.61%) Web Development
8 18 (31.58%) HTML5
9 13 (22.81%) CSS3
9 13 (22.81%) C#
10 11 (19.30%) iGaming
11 10 (17.54%) BDD
11 10 (17.54%) SoapUI
11 10 (17.54%) SQL
11 10 (17.54%) QA
11 10 (17.54%) Selenium
11 10 (17.54%) TDD
12 9 (15.79%) Java
13 8 (14.04%) OO
13 8 (14.04%) Automation Testing
14 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
14 6 (10.53%) Subversion
15 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
16 3 (5.26%) Google
16 3 (5.26%) Android
16 3 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
16 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
16 3 (5.26%) Adobe

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Datadog
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.51%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Selenium
1 10 (17.54%) SoapUI
2 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Calabash
3 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) JUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Log4Net
3 2 (3.51%) NUnit
General
1 11 (19.30%) iGaming
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (82.46%) Developer
2 34 (59.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (50.88%) HTML Developer
4 27 (47.37%) Web Developer
5 26 (45.61%) HTML CSS Developer
5 26 (45.61%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (40.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (14.04%) QA Tester
7 8 (14.04%) Tester
8 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Lead Software Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (77.19%) HTML
2 41 (71.93%) CSS
3 37 (64.91%) AngularJS
4 35 (61.40%) Kendo UI
5 18 (31.58%) HTML5
6 13 (22.81%) CSS3
7 3 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.51%) .NET
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.51%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.51%) JSON
8 2 (3.51%) Kafka
8 2 (3.51%) OAuth
8 2 (3.51%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.51%) REST
8 2 (3.51%) SAML
8 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (91.23%) Online Games
2 3 (5.26%) Oculus Rift
2 3 (5.26%) Social Media
2 3 (5.26%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile Games
3 2 (3.51%) Social Network
4 1 (1.75%) Animation
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 26 (45.61%) Web Development
3 10 (17.54%) BDD
3 10 (17.54%) TDD
4 8 (14.04%) Automation Testing
4 8 (14.04%) OO
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) 3D Rendering
6 3 (5.26%) 3D Visualisation
6 3 (5.26%) API Integration
6 3 (5.26%) Game Development
7 2 (3.51%) Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.51%) Data Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) OWASP
7 2 (3.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.51%) Secure Coding
7 2 (3.51%) SOLID
7 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) JavaScript
2 37 (64.91%) TypeScript
3 13 (22.81%) C#
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) Java
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) ISEB
1 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Fortify
1 2 (3.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Adobe
1 3 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (3.51%) New Relic
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