The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 18 43 74
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.28% 1.87% 0.52%
As % of the General category 34.38% 9.80% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 2
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Bedfordshire

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

General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
64 51 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.82% 19.10% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 40
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Games
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Games Salary Trend in Bedford

Games
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Bedford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Games.

1 23 (82.14%) C#
1 23 (82.14%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 22 (78.57%) WCF
3 19 (67.86%) OO
4 18 (64.29%) Internet
4 18 (64.29%) MVC
4 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (64.29%) TDD
4 18 (64.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (64.29%) BDD
4 18 (64.29%) CQRS
4 18 (64.29%) Web Application Development
4 18 (64.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
5 10 (35.71%) Physics
5 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) PhD
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) MFC
7 6 (21.43%) C++
7 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 5 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (17.86%) SDLC
8 5 (17.86%) Linux

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (17.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) .NET Developer
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.29%) WCF Developer
4 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Graduate
4 1 (3.57%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 22 (78.57%) WCF
3 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (21.43%) MFC
5 5 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (17.86%) OpenGL
5 5 (17.86%) STL
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) HTML5
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 4 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
1 10 (35.71%) Physics
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) OO
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) BDD
2 18 (64.29%) CQRS
2 18 (64.29%) Domain-Driven Design
2 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
2 18 (64.29%) Web Application Development
3 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
1 9 (32.14%) PhD
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