The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 41 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.46% 0.79% 2.89%
As % of the General category 7.69% 1.96% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 9
Average salary £30,500 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.09% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,300 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £45,300 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

General Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
104 153 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 32.00% 40.48% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 93 124 133
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -26.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Games
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Games Salary Trend in Bath

Games
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Bath region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Bath

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (40.00%) Marketing
4 9 (36.00%) Revenue Management
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (28.00%) Photography
7 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (24.00%) Statistics
7 6 (24.00%) Campaign Management
7 6 (24.00%) Email Marketing
7 6 (24.00%) Alterian
7 6 (24.00%) MS Access
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Game Development
9 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (16.00%) HTML5
10 3 (12.00%) CSS
10 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) PHP
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
11 2 (8.00%) Analytics
11 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (8.00%) WordPress
11 2 (8.00%) Electronics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) WordPress
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Installations Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing Manager
1 6 (24.00%) Email Marketing Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Graduate
3 4 (16.00%) Games Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Photography
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (24.00%) Statistics
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) DTV
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Revenue Management
2 6 (24.00%) Email Marketing
2 6 (24.00%) Campaign Management
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (16.00%) Game Development
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) SEO
5 1 (4.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (12.00%) PHP
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Alterian
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter
3 1 (4.00%) SAP