The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 117 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Game Development
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1523 1326 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.87% 83.34% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1157 1058
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Game Development
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Bristol

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Game Development Salary Histogram in Bristol

Game Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) STL

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Graduate
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Junior C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Junior .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Trainee
1 4 (66.67%) Junior VB.NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Junior Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior VB.NET Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OOD
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Intel
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