The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 87 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.32% 0.30% 0.98%
As % of the General category 0.86% 0.77% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Median salary £105,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +250.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £27,500 £31,375
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £54,500 £52,000
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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 348 389 571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 36.79% 38.67% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 368 381 554
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Essex

Games
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Games in Essex

Games
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 1 £105,000 +250.00% 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
1 6 (54.55%) WordPress
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) Social Media
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) InDesign
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Twitter
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle CX
2 4 (36.36%) Social Media Management
2 4 (36.36%) Hootsuite
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (54.55%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) InDesign
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
1 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Neo4j
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing Executive
2 2 (18.18%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) LESS
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) e-Health
3 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing Strategy
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Game Theory
4 1 (9.09%) Gibbs Sampling
4 1 (9.09%) Health Informatics
4 1 (9.09%) Hidden Markov Model
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) SABSA
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Go
3 1 (9.09%) Haskell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) GSEC
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) LXC
1 1 (9.09%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe
1 4 (36.36%) Hootsuite
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Pegasus