The first 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 14 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 104 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 0.99% 1.48%
As % of the General category 2.33% 2.23% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 21
Average salary £24,000 £38,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.06% +55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
General Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
686 716 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.36% 44.28% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 462 600 502
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
South West

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 14 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 27 (57.45%) C++
2 21 (44.68%) Computer Science
3 20 (42.55%) OO
4 16 (34.04%) C#
5 15 (31.91%) Finance
6 14 (29.79%) Web Services
6 14 (29.79%) RESTful
6 14 (29.79%) Degree
6 14 (29.79%) Apple iOS
7 13 (27.66%) TDD
7 13 (27.66%) Photoshop
8 12 (25.53%) C
8 12 (25.53%) XML
8 12 (25.53%) Objective-C
8 12 (25.53%) Mac OS X
8 12 (25.53%) JSON
8 12 (25.53%) iOS SDK
8 12 (25.53%) iOS Development
9 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
10 10 (21.28%) Retail
10 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.28%) Memory Management
10 10 (21.28%) Windows
11 9 (19.15%) .NET
11 9 (19.15%) OOD
12 7 (14.89%) Scrum
13 6 (12.77%) STL
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.64%) SQL
14 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) QlikView
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.26%) OLAP
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.13%) NUnit
2 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.13%) Moq
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) iOS Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Graduate
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Programmer
5 5 (10.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (8.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
1 14 (29.79%) RESTful
2 12 (25.53%) XML
2 12 (25.53%) iOS SDK
2 12 (25.53%) JSON
3 9 (19.15%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) STL
5 5 (10.64%) DirectX
6 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.51%) Qt
7 2 (4.26%) REST
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.13%) WebGL
8 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
8 1 (2.13%) SOAP
8 1 (2.13%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Physics
2 4 (8.51%) Xbox
3 1 (2.13%) Social Network
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Apple iOS
2 12 (25.53%) Mac OS X
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Phone
5 3 (6.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) OO
2 13 (27.66%) TDD
3 12 (25.53%) iOS Development
4 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.28%) Memory Management
5 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.15%) OOD
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (10.64%) Game Development
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.51%) User Stories
9 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.38%) ITIL
10 3 (6.38%) eTOM
11 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C++
2 16 (34.04%) C#
3 12 (25.53%) C
3 12 (25.53%) Objective-C
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) VB
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.26%) VC++
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.26%) Cognos
3 2 (4.26%) Intel
3 2 (4.26%) Tableau
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