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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank - 51 45
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.72% 3.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.77% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 24
Average salary - £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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
107 193 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.03% 35.03% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 93 183 184
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft