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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 100 119 90
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs citing Games 33 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 0.62% 2.00%
As % of the General category 4.46% 1.80% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 32
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
740 667 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 40.82% 34.29% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 635 482 591
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 28 (43.75%) HTML
2 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 28 (43.75%) HTML5
3 27 (42.19%) Node.js
3 27 (42.19%) AngularJS
4 24 (37.50%) Windows
5 23 (35.94%) Xbox
6 22 (34.38%) Java
7 19 (29.69%) Android
8 18 (28.13%) .NET
9 17 (26.56%) CSS
9 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
10 16 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 16 (25.00%) Open Source
10 16 (25.00%) PHP
10 16 (25.00%) SQL
11 15 (23.44%) Ajax
11 15 (23.44%) CMS
11 15 (23.44%) Backbone.js
12 14 (21.88%) Apple iOS
12 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
12 14 (21.88%) Degree
12 14 (21.88%) C#
13 13 (20.31%) TDD
13 13 (20.31%) Android Development
14 12 (18.75%) Windows Phone
14 12 (18.75%) Windows 8
14 12 (18.75%) React

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (42.19%) Node.js
2 15 (23.44%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (4.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.13%) 3ds Max
2 2 (3.13%) Maya
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) HTTP
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
2 16 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) MySQL
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Redis
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.56%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.63%) Grunt
2 10 (15.63%) gulp
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Android Studio
General
1 4 (6.25%) Advertising
2 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (20.31%) Software Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Applications Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Principal Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Programmer
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum Master
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Java Technologist
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Technologist
8 4 (6.25%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) HTML
1 28 (43.75%) HTML5
2 27 (42.19%) AngularJS
3 18 (28.13%) .NET
4 17 (26.56%) CSS
5 15 (23.44%) Ajax
5 15 (23.44%) Backbone.js
6 12 (18.75%) React
7 10 (15.63%) JSON
7 10 (15.63%) RESTful
8 6 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (7.81%) CSS3
9 5 (7.81%) Ember.js
9 5 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.81%) MFC
9 5 (7.81%) Qt
9 5 (7.81%) REST
9 5 (7.81%) Web Services
10 4 (6.25%) JRuby
10 4 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Xbox
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) Blog
4 2 (3.13%) Animation
4 2 (3.13%) FMCG
4 2 (3.13%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.13%) SCORM
4 2 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Android
3 14 (21.88%) Apple iOS
4 12 (18.75%) Linux
4 12 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Phone
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.81%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 16 (25.00%) Open Source
4 13 (20.31%) Android Development
4 13 (20.31%) TDD
5 11 (17.19%) Analytics
5 11 (17.19%) OO
5 11 (17.19%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) Data Analytics
6 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (15.63%) Web Development
7 8 (12.50%) MVC
8 7 (10.94%) iOS Development
8 7 (10.94%) MVVM
8 7 (10.94%) System Testing
8 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.81%) DevOps
10 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.81%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 16 (25.00%) PHP
3 16 (25.00%) SQL
4 14 (21.88%) C#
5 9 (14.06%) Scala
6 7 (10.94%) XAML
7 6 (9.38%) C++
7 6 (9.38%) Clojure
7 6 (9.38%) Haskell
8 5 (7.81%) Ruby
9 4 (6.25%) Groovy
9 4 (6.25%) Python
10 2 (3.13%) C
10 2 (3.13%) Go
11 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.56%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.56%) Erlang
11 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (3.13%) CCNP
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.69%) Adobe
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Dell
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) Intel
4 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.13%) Kenexa
5 1 (1.56%) Perforce
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
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