The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 79 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.62% 0.30% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.29% 1.12% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Average salary £32,500 £56,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +161.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
262 267 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.23% 26.33% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 224 222 268
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Bedfordshire region.

Games Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £32,500 -
Games
East of England

Games
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) PhD
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) WPF
2 7 (63.64%) Silverlight
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 7 (63.64%) Physics
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Finance

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Developer
1 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
1 7 (63.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 7 (63.64%) C# Software Developer
1 7 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) IT Recruitment Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
1 7 (63.64%) WCF
1 7 (63.64%) WPF
1 7 (63.64%) Silverlight
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
1 7 (63.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mathematics
1 7 (63.64%) Physics
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) PhD
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Pentasia Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Pentasia Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago