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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 116 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.64% 1.14% 1.36%
As % of the General category 1.88% 2.83% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 25
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
693 814 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 34.34% 40.48% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 516 580 527
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 1 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) RESTful
4 14 (51.85%) HTML5
4 14 (51.85%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) .NET
6 11 (40.74%) C#
6 11 (40.74%) Web Services
7 10 (37.04%) OO
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 9 (33.33%) Degree
9 8 (29.63%) Ruby
9 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
9 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
9 8 (29.63%) CSS
9 8 (29.63%) SOAP
9 8 (29.63%) Xbox
10 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
10 7 (25.93%) Gherkin
10 7 (25.93%) Big Data
10 7 (25.93%) OOP
10 7 (25.93%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (25.93%) OOD
10 7 (25.93%) NUnit
10 7 (25.93%) Scrum
10 7 (25.93%) Workflow
10 7 (25.93%) MSMQ
10 7 (25.93%) CruiseControl
10 7 (25.93%) ActiveMQ

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (22.22%) Node.js
2 5 (18.52%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Maya
1 4 (14.81%) 3ds Max
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Big Data
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
1 7 (25.93%) NUnit
1 7 (25.93%) CruiseControl
1 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
1 7 (25.93%) TeamCity
1 7 (25.93%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (25.93%) Moq
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.81%) Multimedia
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Military
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Multimedia Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) RESTful
2 14 (51.85%) HTML5
2 14 (51.85%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 8 (29.63%) SOAP
6 7 (25.93%) Gherkin
6 7 (25.93%) MSMQ
6 7 (25.93%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (25.93%) WCF
6 7 (25.93%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (25.93%) REST
7 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
7 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 5 (18.52%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (18.52%) React
8 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 4 (14.81%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Xbox
2 4 (14.81%) Animation
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) iPhone
2 4 (14.81%) Learning Management System
2 4 (14.81%) iPad
2 4 (14.81%) SCORM
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
1 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) OO
4 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
6 7 (25.93%) OOP
6 7 (25.93%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (25.93%) OOD
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Workflow
6 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
6 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 7 (25.93%) MapReduce
7 5 (18.52%) Content Management
8 4 (14.81%) Time Management
8 4 (14.81%) Line Management
8 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
8 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (11.11%) Android Development
10 2 (7.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) Ruby
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) C
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) XAML
7 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (7.41%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Graphite
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe
1 4 (14.81%) Kenexa
2 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator
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