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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 119 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 1.79% 1.27%
As % of the General category 1.34% 3.99% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 15
Average salary £61,250 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.16% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
671 777 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.09% 44.84% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 477 557 550
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 March 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 29 (70.73%) OO
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 22 (53.66%) OOD
4 21 (51.22%) Web Services
5 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (48.78%) TDD
6 18 (43.90%) RESTful
6 18 (43.90%) .NET
6 18 (43.90%) OOP
7 17 (41.46%) Ruby
8 16 (39.02%) OOA/OOD
8 16 (39.02%) Windows
8 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
8 16 (39.02%) C++
9 15 (36.59%) SOAP
9 15 (36.59%) WCF
10 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (34.15%) TeamCity
10 14 (34.15%) Hadoop
10 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (34.15%) Automated Testing
10 14 (34.15%) NUnit
10 14 (34.15%) CruiseControl
10 14 (34.15%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (34.15%) MSMQ
10 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
10 14 (34.15%) Workflow
10 14 (34.15%) Scrum
10 14 (34.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 14 (34.15%) Moq

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (9.76%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.32%) Maya
2 3 (7.32%) 3ds Max
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (34.15%) Hadoop
2 14 (34.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) NUnit
1 14 (34.15%) CruiseControl
1 14 (34.15%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (34.15%) Moq
1 14 (34.15%) Cucumber
1 14 (34.15%) TeamCity
1 14 (34.15%) SpecFlow
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.20%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Android Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.32%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) C# Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Software Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Junior
6 4 (9.76%) Graduate
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Design Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Junior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Multimedia Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Tester
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) Web Services
2 18 (43.90%) .NET
2 18 (43.90%) RESTful
3 15 (36.59%) SOAP
3 15 (36.59%) WCF
4 14 (34.15%) MSMQ
4 14 (34.15%) ActiveMQ
4 14 (34.15%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (34.15%) REST
4 14 (34.15%) Gherkin
5 11 (26.83%) HTML
6 8 (19.51%) HTML5
7 5 (12.20%) CSS
7 5 (12.20%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) JSON
8 4 (9.76%) iOS SDK
9 3 (7.32%) Flash
9 3 (7.32%) STL
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.88%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
4 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
5 4 (9.76%) iPhone
5 4 (9.76%) iPad
6 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
6 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
6 3 (7.32%) Learning Management System
6 3 (7.32%) SCORM
6 3 (7.32%) Animation
7 2 (4.88%) Physics
8 1 (2.44%) Economics
8 1 (2.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Android
3 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Phone
3 6 (14.63%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) OO
2 22 (53.66%) OOD
3 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (48.78%) TDD
4 18 (43.90%) OOP
5 16 (39.02%) OOA/OOD
6 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
6 14 (34.15%) Workflow
6 14 (34.15%) Scrum
6 14 (34.15%) Automated Testing
6 14 (34.15%) BDD
6 14 (34.15%) MapReduce
7 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.07%) Game Development
8 7 (17.07%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
10 4 (9.76%) Content Management
11 3 (7.32%) Web Development
11 3 (7.32%) Time Management
11 3 (7.32%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C#
2 17 (41.46%) Ruby
3 16 (39.02%) C++
4 6 (14.63%) C
5 5 (12.20%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) Python
7 3 (7.32%) Lisp
7 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.44%) XAML
9 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.44%) XenApp
1 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) Kenexa
3 2 (4.88%) Intel
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator
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