The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 42 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 0.49% 1.44% 5.45%
As % of the General category 2.04% 3.66% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Median salary £105,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +250.00% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 49 82 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 23.79% 39.23% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 65 30
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Colchester

Games
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Colchester.

Salary trend for Games in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (85.71%) WordPress
2 5 (71.43%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter
3 4 (57.14%) Social Media
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle CX
3 4 (57.14%) Social Media Management
3 4 (57.14%) Hootsuite
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Adobe
3 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (57.14%) InDesign
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) LESS
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 6 (85.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) InDesign
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle CX
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing Executive
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) LESS
1 2 (28.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing Strategy
1 4 (57.14%) Social Media Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
1 4 (57.14%) Hootsuite
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Twitter