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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 47 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.36% 7.00% 5.92%
As % of the General category 8.57% 24.00% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 9
Median salary £35,000 £33,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +33.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
105 150 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.56% 29.18% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 86 134 101
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -4 9 £35,000 +5.26%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 16 (59.26%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) OOD
4 9 (33.33%) Unix
4 9 (33.33%) C++
4 9 (33.33%) Degree
4 9 (33.33%) Physics
4 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (33.33%) Banking
4 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 9 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 9 (33.33%) High Availability
4 9 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 9 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 8 (29.63%) Online Games
5 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
5 8 (29.63%) J2EE
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
5 8 (29.63%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) OOP

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 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (25.93%) Graduate
4 7 (25.93%) Graduate C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Graduate Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (29.63%) J2EE
2 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (33.33%) Physics
1 9 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 8 (29.63%) Online Games
3 7 (25.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) High Availability
3 9 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 9 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 9 (33.33%) OOD
4 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) OOP
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (29.63%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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