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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 60 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +16
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.25% 1.52% 0.17%
As % of the General category 7.08% 4.87% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 1
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
240 308 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.75% 31.14% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 221 256 267
Median salary £47,500 £40,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +16 15 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Luton -1 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 37 (78.72%) C#
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 35 (74.47%) ASP.NET
2 35 (74.47%) WCF
3 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
4 29 (61.70%) MVC
4 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (61.70%) TDD
4 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (61.70%) BDD
4 29 (61.70%) Web Application Development
4 29 (61.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 24 (51.06%) OO
6 21 (44.68%) Internet
6 21 (44.68%) CQRS
6 21 (44.68%) Domain-Driven Design
7 14 (29.79%) Windows
7 14 (29.79%) Mathematics
7 14 (29.79%) Physics
7 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
8 12 (25.53%) Degree
8 12 (25.53%) PhD
9 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.02%) MFC
10 8 (17.02%) C++
10 8 (17.02%) HTML
10 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.02%) Ruby
10 8 (17.02%) RESTful

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (61.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.77%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 35 (74.47%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) .NET Team Leader
3 8 (17.02%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Lead .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Lead Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) C# WCF Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) WCF Developer
5 2 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 35 (74.47%) ASP.NET
2 35 (74.47%) WCF
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
4 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (17.02%) Code First Entity Framework
4 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
4 8 (17.02%) HTML
4 8 (17.02%) jQuery
4 8 (17.02%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (17.02%) MFC
4 8 (17.02%) Node.js
4 8 (17.02%) RESTful
4 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (14.89%) HTML5
6 6 (12.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (12.77%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
1 14 (29.79%) Mathematics
1 14 (29.79%) Physics
2 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.26%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (61.70%) BDD
1 29 (61.70%) MVC
1 29 (61.70%) TDD
1 29 (61.70%) Web Application Development
2 24 (51.06%) OO
3 21 (44.68%) CQRS
3 21 (44.68%) Domain-Driven Design
4 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.77%) Prototyping
5 6 (12.77%) SDLC
5 6 (12.77%) Web Development
6 2 (4.26%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.13%) CRM
7 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.13%) ERP
7 1 (2.13%) Product Management
7 1 (2.13%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) C#
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) C++
3 8 (17.02%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
1 12 (25.53%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) SAP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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