The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
East of England / Suffolk
Rank - 32 26
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 42 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 6.94% 8.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 16.03% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 42 40
Median salary - £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.25%  

Online Games is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 89 262 220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 30.58% 43.31% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 222 184
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing Online Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in Suffolk

Online Games
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Online Games in Suffolk

Online Games
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing

Online Games
Top Related 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 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java