Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 33 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 26 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.46% 5.74% 8.45%
As % of the General category 12.40% 16.15% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 58
Ipswich median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% +27.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £72,500 £45,000
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% +27.27%

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 Ipswich with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 121 161 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 36.01% 35.54% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102 145 208
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -0.65% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,500 £55,000
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% +7.14%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) OO
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) HTML5
3 12 (80.00%) CSS3
4 9 (60.00%) Xbox
4 9 (60.00%) OOP
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) NUnit
7 3 (20.00%) Sony
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Android
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) NUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Moq
2 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Graduate
3 9 (60.00%) Graduate C# Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Lead C# Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) CSS3
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Xbox
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) OO
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) OOP
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Sony
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) VMware