The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 54 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.65% 9.00% 13.66%
As % of the General category 2.04% 31.95% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 50 65
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,750 £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 Suffolk with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 98 169 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 31.72% 28.17% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 82 153 183
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Games
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Games in Suffolk

Games
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Suffolk over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Suffolk

Games
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Ipswich -3 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Games.

1 12 (63.16%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) High Availability
3 7 (36.84%) CSS3
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) OOP
4 6 (31.58%) OOD
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
4 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 6 (31.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (31.58%) Physics
4 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Xbox
4 6 (31.58%) Low Latency

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (31.58%) Graduate
2 6 (31.58%) Graduate C# Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (31.58%) Senior C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Trainee
4 1 (5.26%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Trainee Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) CSS3
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) HTML5
2 6 (31.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (31.58%) Virtual Team
1 6 (31.58%) Xbox
2 3 (15.79%) Online Games
3 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) High Availability
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
4 6 (31.58%) Multithreaded Programming
4 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 6 (31.58%) OOD
4 6 (31.58%) OOP
4 6 (31.58%) Physics
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) VMware
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