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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 104 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.49% 1.10% 1.33%
As % of the General category 4.55% 2.70% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 22
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £37,000 £40,000
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
638 815 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.84% 40.79% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 521 565 570
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (60.53%) Software Engineering
2 22 (57.89%) Xbox
3 20 (52.63%) TDD
4 18 (47.37%) RESTful
5 14 (36.84%) HTML5
5 14 (36.84%) HTML
6 13 (34.21%) C#
6 13 (34.21%) .NET
7 12 (31.58%) Linux
8 11 (28.95%) Degree
9 10 (26.32%) Ruby
9 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.68%) PHP
10 9 (23.68%) CSS
10 9 (23.68%) Web Services
10 9 (23.68%) Windows
10 9 (23.68%) HTTP
10 9 (23.68%) Ajax
10 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
10 9 (23.68%) Node.js
10 9 (23.68%) Android
10 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
10 9 (23.68%) Windows Phone
10 9 (23.68%) CSS3
10 9 (23.68%) Backbone.js
10 9 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (23.68%) React
11 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
11 8 (21.05%) OOD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 9 (23.68%) Node.js
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Maya
1 4 (10.53%) 3ds Max
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Big Data
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) NUnit
1 6 (15.79%) CruiseControl
1 6 (15.79%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (15.79%) Moq
1 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
1 6 (15.79%) SpecFlow
1 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Military
1 4 (10.53%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Applications Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Design Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Multimedia Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Applications Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate
9 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) RESTful
2 14 (36.84%) HTML5
2 14 (36.84%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) .NET
4 9 (23.68%) CSS
4 9 (23.68%) Web Services
4 9 (23.68%) Ajax
4 9 (23.68%) CSS3
4 9 (23.68%) Backbone.js
4 9 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
4 9 (23.68%) React
5 6 (15.79%) WCF
5 6 (15.79%) REST
5 6 (15.79%) Gherkin
5 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (15.79%) MSMQ
5 6 (15.79%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Xbox
2 4 (10.53%) SCORM
2 4 (10.53%) Animation
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Learning Management System
3 2 (5.26%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Economics
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Android
2 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
2 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Phone
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (60.53%) Software Engineering
2 20 (52.63%) TDD
3 8 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (21.05%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) OOD
4 7 (18.42%) OOP
4 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.42%) iOS Development
5 6 (15.79%) BDD
5 6 (15.79%) MapReduce
5 6 (15.79%) MVVM
5 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.79%) System Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Workflow
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Android Development
6 5 (13.16%) DevOps
7 4 (10.53%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) Ruby
3 9 (23.68%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) XAML
4 6 (15.79%) C
5 5 (13.16%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) Clojure
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Xamarin
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe
3 4 (10.53%) Kenexa
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
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