Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 -21 +48
Permanent jobs citing Games 30 51 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.19% 5.21% 10.01%
As % of the General category 14.49% 18.35% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 88
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £45,750
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Suffolk with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 207 278 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 35.81% 28.40% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 183 242 266
Suffolk median annual salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,025 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £55,250
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 Suffolk

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Ipswich -11 23 £37,500 -2.60%
Stowmarket - 1 £44,000 -
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Games.

1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) HTML
5 15 (50.00%) CSS
5 15 (50.00%) OO
5 15 (50.00%) TDD
5 15 (50.00%) HTML5
5 15 (50.00%) CSS3
6 12 (40.00%) OOP
6 12 (40.00%) Xbox
7 6 (20.00%) B2B
7 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) Product Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) Product Management
9 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (13.33%) NUnit
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) MVC
9 4 (13.33%) Java
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.33%) Innovative Thinking

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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) NUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Moq
2 3 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Graduate
3 13 (43.33%) Graduate Developer
4 12 (40.00%) Graduate C# Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
7 4 (13.33%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Lead C# Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Product Manager
8 3 (10.00%) Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Software Manager
8 3 (10.00%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) CSS
2 15 (50.00%) CSS3
2 15 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.00%) Ajax
5 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (10.00%) JSON
5 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.00%) Node.js
5 3 (10.00%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (10.00%) WCF
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Xbox
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
1 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) OO
2 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (20.00%) B2B
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (13.33%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Product Management
6 4 (13.33%) Product Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C#
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) MCITP
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Sony
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle