The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 113 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 1.99% 1.13%
As % of the General category 2.06% 4.20% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 10
Average salary £57,500 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.09% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Games
South West

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

General Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
681 810 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 34.94% 47.31% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 499 605 553
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Games
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Games Salary Trend in Bristol

Games
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 37 (72.55%) OO
2 31 (60.78%) C#
3 26 (50.98%) OOD
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (49.02%) Windows
4 25 (49.02%) Web Services
5 24 (47.06%) TDD
6 22 (43.14%) .NET
7 21 (41.18%) C++
7 21 (41.18%) OOP
7 21 (41.18%) RESTful
8 18 (35.29%) Ruby
9 17 (33.33%) WCF
9 17 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
9 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 16 (31.37%) SOAP
11 15 (29.41%) MSMQ
11 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
11 15 (29.41%) Workflow
11 15 (29.41%) Scrum
11 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (29.41%) TeamCity
11 15 (29.41%) Hadoop
11 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
11 15 (29.41%) NUnit
11 15 (29.41%) CruiseControl
11 15 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
11 15 (29.41%) Moq

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.88%) Maya
2 3 (5.88%) 3ds Max
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 15 (29.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) TeamCity
1 15 (29.41%) NUnit
1 15 (29.41%) CruiseControl
1 15 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (29.41%) Moq
1 15 (29.41%) Cucumber
1 15 (29.41%) SpecFlow
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) MSBuild
4 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.88%) Android Studio
5 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.88%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Software Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Junior
7 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Android Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Graduate
9 2 (3.92%) Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Programmer
9 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Multimedia Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) Web Services
2 22 (43.14%) .NET
3 21 (41.18%) RESTful
4 17 (33.33%) WCF
5 16 (31.37%) SOAP
6 15 (29.41%) MSMQ
6 15 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
6 15 (29.41%) REST
6 15 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (29.41%) Gherkin
7 13 (25.49%) HTML
8 8 (15.69%) HTML5
9 7 (13.73%) CSS
9 7 (13.73%) XML
9 7 (13.73%) STL
10 6 (11.76%) iOS SDK
10 6 (11.76%) JSON
11 3 (5.88%) Android SDK
11 3 (5.88%) Flash
12 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
4 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
5 4 (7.84%) iPhone
5 4 (7.84%) Data Structures
5 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.84%) iPad
6 3 (5.88%) Learning Management System
6 3 (5.88%) Animation
6 3 (5.88%) SCORM
7 2 (3.92%) Physics
8 1 (1.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Android
3 9 (17.65%) Mac OS X
3 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) OO
2 26 (50.98%) OOD
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) TDD
4 21 (41.18%) OOP
5 17 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
6 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 15 (29.41%) Workflow
6 15 (29.41%) Scrum
6 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 15 (29.41%) BDD
6 15 (29.41%) MapReduce
7 14 (27.45%) Software Engineering
8 10 (19.61%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (17.65%) Multithreading
9 9 (17.65%) Game Development
10 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.80%) Web Development
11 4 (7.84%) Content Management
11 4 (7.84%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) C#
2 21 (41.18%) C++
3 18 (35.29%) Ruby
4 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) C
5 5 (9.80%) Java
6 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.88%) Lisp
7 3 (5.88%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.92%) XAML
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Intel
3 3 (5.88%) Kenexa
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
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