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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 21
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 24 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 4.29% 9.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 10.62% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 64
Median salary - £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.49%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -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 144 226 292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 35.21% 40.43% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 128 216 283
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
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