The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 39 29
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 5.01% 6.32%
As % of the General category - 18.45% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 30 34
Average salary - £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
94 168 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.22% 27.14% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 79 144 188
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
East of England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Online Games
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) JSF
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSF
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Online Games
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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