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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 105 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.22% 1.84% 1.24%
As % of the General category 3.29% 3.96% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 14
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
730 909 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.11% 46.42% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 538 696 520
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 18 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 39 (66.10%) OO
2 33 (55.93%) C#
3 30 (50.85%) C++
3 30 (50.85%) OOD
4 29 (49.15%) Windows
5 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (44.07%) Web Services
7 25 (42.37%) TDD
8 23 (38.98%) .NET
9 22 (37.29%) Computer Science
9 22 (37.29%) RESTful
10 21 (35.59%) OOP
10 21 (35.59%) OOA/OOD
11 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
12 18 (30.51%) Ruby
13 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
14 16 (27.12%) Finance
14 16 (27.12%) WCF
15 15 (25.42%) Degree
15 15 (25.42%) SOAP
16 14 (23.73%) MSMQ
16 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
16 14 (23.73%) Scrum
16 14 (23.73%) NUnit
16 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
16 14 (23.73%) Workflow
16 14 (23.73%) CruiseControl
16 14 (23.73%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
16 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) WordPress
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) Maya
2 2 (3.39%) 3ds Max
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (23.73%) Hadoop
2 14 (23.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) NUnit
1 14 (23.73%) CruiseControl
1 14 (23.73%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (23.73%) Moq
1 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
1 14 (23.73%) TeamCity
1 14 (23.73%) SpecFlow
2 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.86%) MSBuild
4 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.08%) JUnit
5 3 (5.08%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.39%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Software Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (25.42%) C# Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Graduate
7 7 (11.86%) Junior
7 7 (11.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) iOS Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Software Tester
10 3 (5.08%) Tester
10 3 (5.08%) Programmer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Tester
10 3 (5.08%) Android Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Tester
11 2 (3.39%) Senior iOS Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) Web Services
2 23 (38.98%) .NET
3 22 (37.29%) RESTful
4 16 (27.12%) WCF
5 15 (25.42%) SOAP
6 14 (23.73%) MSMQ
6 14 (23.73%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (23.73%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (23.73%) Gherkin
6 14 (23.73%) REST
7 12 (20.34%) HTML
8 9 (15.25%) XML
9 8 (13.56%) JSON
9 8 (13.56%) iOS SDK
10 7 (11.86%) HTML5
10 7 (11.86%) Qt
10 7 (11.86%) STL
10 7 (11.86%) CSS
10 7 (11.86%) DirectX
11 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
4 9 (15.25%) Data Structures
4 9 (15.25%) Algorithms
5 7 (11.86%) Physics
6 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
7 4 (6.78%) iPad
7 4 (6.78%) iPhone
8 2 (3.39%) Learning Management System
8 2 (3.39%) SCORM
8 2 (3.39%) Animation
9 1 (1.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Android
3 11 (18.64%) Apple iOS
3 11 (18.64%) Mac OS X
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.69%) UNIX
7 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) OO
2 30 (50.85%) OOD
3 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (42.37%) TDD
5 21 (35.59%) OOP
5 21 (35.59%) OOA/OOD
6 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
7 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
7 14 (23.73%) Workflow
7 14 (23.73%) Scrum
7 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
7 14 (23.73%) BDD
7 14 (23.73%) MapReduce
8 10 (16.95%) Game Development
8 10 (16.95%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (15.25%) Multithreading
10 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.17%) iOS Development
12 5 (8.47%) Web Development
12 5 (8.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) C#
2 30 (50.85%) C++
3 18 (30.51%) Ruby
4 8 (13.56%) C
5 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) Java
6 6 (10.17%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.78%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) Lisp
8 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.39%) XAML
10 1 (1.69%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.69%) XenApp
1 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Intel
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) Kenexa
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator
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