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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 21 73 52
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -21
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 70 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.18% 0.68% 3.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.05% 1.77% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 66 4 22
Average salary £39,000 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +26.86%
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
241 226 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.50% 38.31% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 212 167 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £48,650
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
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +41 68 £39,000 +4.00%
Online Games
East of England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (100.00%) Games
2 75 (93.75%) C#
3 73 (91.25%) OO
4 46 (57.50%) SQL
5 43 (53.75%) HTML
5 43 (53.75%) CSS
6 42 (52.50%) Java
6 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
7 36 (45.00%) Subversion
8 17 (21.25%) T-SQL
8 17 (21.25%) HTML5
9 16 (20.00%) jQuery
10 15 (18.75%) CSS3
11 13 (16.25%) Web Development
11 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.00%) .NET
13 11 (13.75%) Data Mining
13 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.75%) Replication
13 11 (13.75%) Clustering
13 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
14 10 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
14 10 (12.50%) WebSockets
14 10 (12.50%) WebKit
14 10 (12.50%) WebGL
15 5 (6.25%) TDD
15 5 (6.25%) SoapUI
15 5 (6.25%) Automation Testing
15 5 (6.25%) QA

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (45.00%) Subversion
2 5 (6.25%) Selenium
2 5 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 80 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (75.00%) Developer
2 39 (48.75%) Web Developer
3 28 (35.00%) Software Developer
4 18 (22.50%) Graduate
5 13 (16.25%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Architect
6 11 (13.75%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.75%) Database Specialist
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (8.75%) Database Architect
8 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Automation Tester
9 5 (6.25%) QA Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Tester
10 4 (5.00%) Data Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Software Development Team Leader
10 4 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (5.00%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
11 2 (2.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.75%) HTML
1 43 (53.75%) CSS
2 17 (21.25%) HTML5
3 16 (20.00%) jQuery
4 15 (18.75%) CSS3
5 12 (15.00%) .NET
6 10 (12.50%) WebSockets
6 10 (12.50%) WebKit
6 10 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
6 10 (12.50%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Replication
1 11 (13.75%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (91.25%) OO
2 13 (16.25%) Web Development
3 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 5 (6.25%) BDD
4 5 (6.25%) TDD
5 4 (5.00%) People Management
5 4 (5.00%) Game Development
6 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.50%) Scrum
6 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (93.75%) C#
2 46 (57.50%) SQL
3 42 (52.50%) Java
3 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (21.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.25%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) HND
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft