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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 99 88 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 33 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.75% 1.79% 1.39%
As % of the General category 4.08% 4.80% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 21
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
809 667 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 42.99% 37.30% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 667 479 538
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,500
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 3 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (81.54%) Software Engineering
2 51 (78.46%) Xbox
3 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (41.54%) TDD
4 27 (41.54%) Windows
4 27 (41.54%) Android
4 27 (41.54%) Apple iOS
4 27 (41.54%) Windows Phone
5 26 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 25 (38.46%) RESTful
7 21 (32.31%) .NET
8 20 (30.77%) C#
9 19 (29.23%) Linux
9 19 (29.23%) iOS Development
10 18 (27.69%) Android Development
10 18 (27.69%) XAML
10 18 (27.69%) Unit Testing
10 18 (27.69%) System Testing
10 18 (27.69%) Xamarin
10 18 (27.69%) MVVM
11 17 (26.15%) HTML5
11 17 (26.15%) Degree
11 17 (26.15%) HTML
12 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
13 15 (23.08%) PHP
13 15 (23.08%) Java
13 15 (23.08%) CSS
13 15 (23.08%) HTTP
13 15 (23.08%) Ajax
13 15 (23.08%) AngularJS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 15 (23.08%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.08%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Simulink
2 1 (1.54%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MySQL
1 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
1 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.54%) NUnit
1 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.54%) Maven
1 1 (1.54%) Selenium
1 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (1.54%) Moq
1 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
2 1 (1.54%) Military
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (72.31%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) Software Engineer
3 18 (27.69%) Software Developer
3 18 (27.69%) Applications Developer
4 15 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Lead Software Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Lead Software Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Software Applications Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Lead Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Programmer
8 6 (9.23%) Graduate
8 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.69%) Administrator
10 4 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
12 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) RESTful
2 21 (32.31%) .NET
3 17 (26.15%) HTML
3 17 (26.15%) HTML5
4 15 (23.08%) CSS3
4 15 (23.08%) Backbone.js
4 15 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 15 (23.08%) React
4 15 (23.08%) Ajax
4 15 (23.08%) CSS
5 10 (15.38%) Web Services
6 9 (13.85%) JSON
7 4 (6.15%) DirectX
7 4 (6.15%) Qt
8 3 (4.62%) OpenGL
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.08%) XML
9 2 (3.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (3.08%) OGRE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (78.46%) Xbox
2 5 (7.69%) Physics
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.15%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.62%) Animation
5 1 (1.54%) Photography
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.54%) SCORM
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Windows
1 27 (41.54%) Android
1 27 (41.54%) Apple iOS
1 27 (41.54%) Windows Phone
2 26 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 19 (29.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (81.54%) Software Engineering
2 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) TDD
4 19 (29.23%) iOS Development
5 18 (27.69%) Android Development
5 18 (27.69%) Unit Testing
5 18 (27.69%) System Testing
5 18 (27.69%) MVVM
6 10 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.85%) Open Source
7 9 (13.85%) SDLC
7 9 (13.85%) Pair Programming
8 8 (12.31%) DevOps
9 6 (9.23%) Game Development
10 5 (7.69%) OOD
10 5 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.62%) OO
13 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) C#
2 18 (27.69%) XAML
3 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.08%) PHP
4 15 (23.08%) Java
5 11 (16.92%) C++
6 8 (12.31%) Python
6 8 (12.31%) Ruby
6 8 (12.31%) Clojure
7 7 (10.77%) Haskell
7 7 (10.77%) Scala
8 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.62%) C
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
10 2 (3.08%) SQL
10 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.08%) GLSL
11 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
1 5 (7.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Xamarin
2 8 (12.31%) VMware
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) Kenexa
4 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago