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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.79% - -
As % of the General category 16.18% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
68 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.45% 8.96% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53 25 37
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £83,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Bedford

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) HTML5
2 10 (76.92%) Web Development
3 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
3 9 (69.23%) Physics
3 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) PhD
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) WPF
4 6 (46.15%) Silverlight
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) Umbraco
5 4 (30.77%) Node.js
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
5 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (30.77%) Ember.js
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) Grunt
5 4 (30.77%) Xbox
5 4 (30.77%) User Experience
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (30.77%) JSON

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Umbraco
1 4 (30.77%) WordPress
1 4 (30.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
1 4 (30.77%) Acrobat
1 4 (30.77%) InDesign
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Premiere
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Grunt
General
1 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Front-End Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) HTML5
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) WPF
3 6 (46.15%) Silverlight
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
4 4 (30.77%) Ember.js
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
1 9 (69.23%) Physics
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Xbox
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (23.08%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Email Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) PhD
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe