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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 12 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.70% 0.50% 3.64%
As % of the General category 40.36% 1.77% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 61 2 20
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
166 113 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 33.95% 27.97% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 150 101 139
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 £32,500 £23,700 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £70,000 £53,250
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 28 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 28 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 +33 64 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Stowmarket - 3 £45,000 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 123 (75.46%) C#
2 117 (71.78%) Online Games
3 108 (66.26%) Java
4 98 (60.12%) OO
5 79 (48.47%) HTML
5 79 (48.47%) CSS
6 73 (44.79%) Subversion
7 66 (40.49%) SQL
8 65 (39.88%) JavaScript
9 34 (20.86%) HTML5
10 30 (18.40%) Scrum
11 27 (16.56%) Python
12 26 (15.95%) Web Development
13 23 (14.11%) Apple iOS
13 23 (14.11%) Mentoring
14 22 (13.50%) Ruby
14 22 (13.50%) SOA
15 20 (12.27%) CSS3
16 19 (11.66%) RabbitMQ
16 19 (11.66%) C++
16 19 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (11.66%) Go
17 17 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (10.43%) Degree
18 16 (9.82%) Mobile App
19 15 (9.20%) iOS Development
19 15 (9.20%) Android
19 15 (9.20%) Objective-C
20 14 (8.59%) T-SQL
21 12 (7.36%) Photoshop

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.36%) Photoshop
1 12 (7.36%) Fireworks
1 12 (7.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (7.36%) Adobe After Effects
2 9 (5.52%) PTC Creo
2 9 (5.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.07%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.23%) MySQL
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 73 (44.79%) Subversion
2 11 (6.75%) Cucumber
2 11 (6.75%) Selenium
3 8 (4.91%) Calabash
3 8 (4.91%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.91%) JIRA
3 8 (4.91%) JUnit
3 8 (4.91%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.84%) Capybara
4 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.84%) RSpec
General
1 9 (5.52%) Electronics
1 9 (5.52%) Legal
1 9 (5.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (74.85%) Developer
2 53 (32.52%) Software Developer
3 47 (28.83%) Web Developer
4 17 (10.43%) Graduate
4 17 (10.43%) Graduate Developer
5 15 (9.20%) iOS Developer
6 12 (7.36%) Photoshop Designer
6 12 (7.36%) Designer
7 10 (6.13%) QA Tester
7 10 (6.13%) Tester
8 9 (5.52%) Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) Mechanical Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.91%) QA Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Automated Tester
9 8 (4.91%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (4.29%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (48.47%) HTML
1 79 (48.47%) CSS
2 34 (20.86%) HTML5
3 20 (12.27%) CSS3
4 19 (11.66%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (7.36%) Flash
6 10 (6.13%) Cocoa
6 10 (6.13%) Cocoa Touch
7 8 (4.91%) HTML5 Canvas
7 8 (4.91%) WebSockets
7 8 (4.91%) WebKit
7 8 (4.91%) WebGL
8 7 (4.29%) jQuery
8 7 (4.29%) Core Animation
9 4 (2.45%) .NET
10 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.23%) Web Services
10 2 (1.23%) Spring
10 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 117 (71.78%) Online Games
2 16 (9.82%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.29%) Animation
4 5 (3.07%) Replication
4 5 (3.07%) Clustering
5 3 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.84%) Social Media
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.11%) Apple iOS
2 15 (9.20%) Android
3 8 (4.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (60.12%) OO
2 30 (18.40%) Scrum
3 26 (15.95%) Web Development
4 23 (14.11%) Mentoring
5 22 (13.50%) SOA
6 17 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.20%) iOS Development
8 11 (6.75%) Performance Testing
9 9 (5.52%) CAD
10 8 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.91%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.91%) BDD
10 8 (4.91%) SDLC
11 7 (4.29%) Mobile Development
11 7 (4.29%) Android Development
12 5 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.07%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.07%) TDD
13 4 (2.45%) Game Development
13 4 (2.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (75.46%) C#
2 108 (66.26%) Java
3 66 (40.49%) SQL
4 65 (39.88%) JavaScript
5 27 (16.56%) Python
6 22 (13.50%) Ruby
7 19 (11.66%) Go
7 19 (11.66%) C++
8 15 (9.20%) Objective-C
9 14 (8.59%) T-SQL
10 12 (7.36%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (10.43%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft
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