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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 45 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 3.62% 0.32% 2.05%
As % of the General category 11.85% 1.00% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
135 100 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 30.54% 31.55% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 99 95 100
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,250 £50,000
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 30 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Bath

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (60.00%) HTML
1 12 (60.00%) Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) Photography
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) Campaign Management
3 6 (30.00%) MS Access
3 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (30.00%) Email Marketing
3 6 (30.00%) Statistics
3 6 (30.00%) Alterian
4 5 (25.00%) Game Development
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) SAP
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) DTV
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.00%) Electronics
6 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) WordPress
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) IPv4
1 2 (10.00%) IPv6
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) CouchDB
General
1 12 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Email Marketing Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Games Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate
4 3 (15.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) SEO Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Photography
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (30.00%) Statistics
3 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (15.00%) DTV
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Social Media
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
6 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) SUSE
2 2 (10.00%) Debian
2 2 (10.00%) Fedora
2 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Email Marketing
1 6 (30.00%) Campaign Management
2 5 (25.00%) Game Development
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Revenue Management
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) Perl
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Xen
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Alterian
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Facebook
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter