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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 54 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.49% - 1.68%
As % of the General category 9.43% - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
53 114 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.77% 29.08% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45 81 30
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £49,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) PhD
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
2 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Physics
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
1 7 (77.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 7 (77.78%) C# Software Developer
1 7 (77.78%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) WCF
1 7 (77.78%) WPF
1 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mathematics
1 7 (77.78%) Physics
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) PhD
1 7 (77.78%) Degree