The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - - 40
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 0.49%
As % of the General category - - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
24 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.89% 14.44% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 34
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Bedfordshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware