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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Essex / Colchester
Rank 41 45 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.61% 2.23% 6.41%
As % of the General category 10.53% 6.67% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Median salary £17,000 £60,000 £22,050
Median salary % change year-on-year -71.66% +172.10%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 57 75 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 24.78% 33.48% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 33
Median salary £38,500 £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% +100.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £32,500 £22,040
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £75,500 £65,000
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

Games
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Colchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Colchester

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (77.78%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) WordPress
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) InDesign
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) CRM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Adobe
4 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (44.44%) Social Media
4 4 (44.44%) Marketing Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle CX
4 4 (44.44%) Social Media Management
4 4 (44.44%) Hootsuite
5 3 (33.33%) Product Management
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5

Games
Top Related 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 (66.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) InDesign
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle CX
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing Executive
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 3 (33.33%) Web Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Web Programme Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Angular 2
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) LESS
2 2 (22.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Social Media Management
3 3 (33.33%) Product Management
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe
1 4 (44.44%) Hootsuite
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Twitter