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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 71 91 109
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.68% 0.18% 0.48%
As % of the General category 6.98% 0.59% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
358 339 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.41% 30.03% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 289 276 297
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Games Salary Histogram 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 30 April 2016. 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 +21 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Luton +10 10 £62,500 - 2
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 33 (97.06%) C#
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
1 33 (97.06%) ASP.NET
1 33 (97.06%) WCF
2 32 (94.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 32 (94.12%) BDD
2 32 (94.12%) Web Application Development
2 32 (94.12%) SQL Server 2014
2 32 (94.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 32 (94.12%) MVC
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (94.12%) TDD
2 32 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 18 (52.94%) Ruby
3 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
3 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
3 18 (52.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (52.94%) Code First Entity Framework
3 18 (52.94%) NoSQL
3 18 (52.94%) Entity Framework
3 18 (52.94%) Node.js
3 18 (52.94%) KnockoutJS
3 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 18 (52.94%) RESTful
4 14 (41.18%) Domain-Driven Design
4 14 (41.18%) CQRS
4 14 (41.18%) OO
4 14 (41.18%) Internet

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (52.94%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (94.12%) SQL Server
1 32 (94.12%) SQL Server 2014
2 18 (52.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) .NET Developer
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) .NET Team Leader
2 18 (52.94%) Lead .NET Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Lead Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Team Leader
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
3 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (2.94%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
1 33 (97.06%) ASP.NET
1 33 (97.06%) WCF
2 32 (94.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 32 (94.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
3 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
3 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (52.94%) Code First Entity Framework
3 18 (52.94%) Entity Framework
3 18 (52.94%) KnockoutJS
3 18 (52.94%) RESTful
3 18 (52.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) MFC
4 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.94%) STL
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (94.12%) BDD
1 32 (94.12%) MVC
1 32 (94.12%) TDD
1 32 (94.12%) Web Application Development
2 14 (41.18%) CQRS
2 14 (41.18%) Domain-Driven Design
2 14 (41.18%) OO
3 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
3 1 (2.94%) SDLC
3 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 18 (52.94%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) PhD
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