The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 26 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +7
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 37 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.85% 0.64% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.14% 1.46% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 7
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £38,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
Online Games
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
204 206 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.78% 43.92% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 171 160 180
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Online Games
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Suffolk region.

Online Games Salary Trend in Suffolk

Online Games
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Online Games Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Online 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 Online Games within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
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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 +24 35 £39,000 +0.64%
Online Games
East of England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 42 (100.00%) Games
2 36 (85.71%) C#
3 34 (80.95%) OO
4 23 (54.76%) CSS
4 23 (54.76%) HTML
4 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
5 19 (45.24%) SQL
6 17 (40.48%) Java
7 13 (30.95%) .NET
7 13 (30.95%) jQuery
7 13 (30.95%) HTML5
8 12 (28.57%) CSS3
8 12 (28.57%) Subversion
9 11 (26.19%) WebSockets
9 11 (26.19%) WebKit
9 11 (26.19%) HTML5 Canvas
9 11 (26.19%) WebGL
10 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.29%) Data Mining
11 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 6 (14.29%) Replication
11 6 (14.29%) Clustering
11 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 6 (14.29%) QA
11 6 (14.29%) Selenium
12 5 (11.90%) TDD
12 5 (11.90%) Web Development
12 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Subversion
2 6 (14.29%) Selenium
3 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 42 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) Web Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Software Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Graduate
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Database Specialist
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (14.29%) Database Architect
6 5 (11.90%) QA Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Automation Tester
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Mobile Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior QA Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) CSS
1 23 (54.76%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) jQuery
2 13 (30.95%) HTML5
3 12 (28.57%) CSS3
4 11 (26.19%) WebSockets
4 11 (26.19%) WebKit
4 11 (26.19%) HTML5 Canvas
4 11 (26.19%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Replication
1 6 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) OO
2 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
3 5 (11.90%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) BDD
3 5 (11.90%) TDD
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
4 17 (40.48%) Java
5 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.38%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) HND
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) VCP4
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft