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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 38 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.36% -
As % of the General category - 11.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
12 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.70% 19.81% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 28
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) C++
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 5 (45.45%) Grunt
3 5 (45.45%) gulp
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Vision
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Physics
4 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
4 3 (27.27%) MFC

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 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Grunt
1 5 (45.45%) gulp
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Web Developer
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Web Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (27.27%) MFC
3 3 (27.27%) OpenGL
3 3 (27.27%) STL
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Vision
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Physics
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) CQRS
5 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PhD