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

Gaming
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 16 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.16% 12.37% 19.53%
As % of the General category 3.45% 36.43% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 47 90
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 Ipswich with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 58 129 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 33.72% 33.95% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 118 158
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Games in Ipswich

Games
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Ipswich over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Ipswich

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

1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) Xbox
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (20.00%) Physics
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Unix

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (50.00%) Graduate
2 5 (50.00%) Graduate C# Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Trainee
4 1 (10.00%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Trainee Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) CSS3
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Xbox
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) VMware