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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 51 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.95% - 1.43%
As % of the General category 10.71% - 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
28 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.86% 16.73% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 23
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £80,600
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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) PhD
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Physics
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
1 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Physics
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware