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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 47 54 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.32% 0.88% 6.08%
As % of the General category 1.19% 2.13% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 21
Average salary £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
84 141 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 27.18% 41.35% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 77 133 145
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Revenue Management
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Revenue Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft