Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - 140
Rank change year-on-year - +140 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.43% - 0.38%
As % of the General category 3.68% - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 9
Essex median annual salary £52,500 - £42,500
10th Percentile £24,250 - £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 - £54,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 544 887 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.91% 41.78% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 439 681 827
Essex median annual salary £45,001 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,500 £24,450
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Essex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 9 £57,500 -
Colchester - 4 £33,500 -
Witham - 3 £24,500 -
Harlow - 2 £55,000 -
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Web Development
3 10 (50.00%) CGI
3 10 (50.00%) Automotive
4 9 (45.00%) Marketing
4 9 (45.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) Tcl
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) Animation
5 7 (35.00%) Multimedia
5 7 (35.00%) MAXScript
5 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) WebGL
8 4 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) User Experience
9 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (15.00%) Advertising
10 2 (10.00%) MVC
10 2 (10.00%) Workflow

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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 10 (50.00%) Automotive
2 9 (45.00%) Marketing
3 7 (35.00%) Multimedia
4 3 (15.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Product Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Artist
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) CGI
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (20.00%) WebGL
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Django
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) Symfony
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Animation
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Web Development
3 7 (35.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) CAD
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Vision
5 2 (10.00%) Creative Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Physics
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Effects
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) MAXScript
3 7 (35.00%) Tcl
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) HLSL
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft