The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 96 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.086% 1.05% 0.67%
As % of the General category 0.29% 3.37% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 6
Average salary - £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
339 326 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.17% 31.11% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 300 265 190
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
East of England

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) HTML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe