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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 101 106 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 43 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 0.94% 1.22%
As % of the General category 5.93% 2.52% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 15 18
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 £20,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,300 £45,000
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
725 713 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.05% 37.19% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 595 478 613
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 35 (68.63%) Xbox
3 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (45.10%) TDD
5 21 (41.18%) RESTful
6 16 (31.37%) Linux
7 15 (29.41%) Windows
7 15 (29.41%) C#
7 15 (29.41%) .NET
7 15 (29.41%) Android
7 15 (29.41%) Apple iOS
7 15 (29.41%) Windows Phone
8 14 (27.45%) Windows 8
8 14 (27.45%) HTML5
8 14 (27.45%) HTML
9 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
9 13 (25.49%) Degree
10 12 (23.53%) Ajax
10 12 (23.53%) PHP
10 12 (23.53%) CSS
10 12 (23.53%) HTTP
10 12 (23.53%) AngularJS
10 12 (23.53%) Backbone.js
10 12 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (23.53%) Node.js
10 12 (23.53%) CSS3
10 12 (23.53%) React
11 11 (21.57%) iOS Development
11 11 (21.57%) Ruby
12 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (23.53%) Node.js
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.96%) Simulink
1 1 (1.96%) Maya
1 1 (1.96%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.84%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) NUnit
1 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
1 4 (7.84%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (7.84%) Moq
1 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
1 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (7.84%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Software Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Software Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Applications Developer
6 8 (15.69%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Graduate
8 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Software Applications Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Lead Software Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Lead Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Administrator
9 4 (7.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.84%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Programmer
11 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) RESTful
2 15 (29.41%) .NET
3 14 (27.45%) HTML5
3 14 (27.45%) HTML
4 12 (23.53%) CSS3
4 12 (23.53%) Backbone.js
4 12 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 12 (23.53%) React
4 12 (23.53%) CSS
4 12 (23.53%) Ajax
5 9 (17.65%) Web Services
6 5 (9.80%) JSON
7 4 (7.84%) WCF
7 4 (7.84%) Qt
7 4 (7.84%) DirectX
7 4 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (7.84%) MSMQ
7 4 (7.84%) SOAP
7 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (68.63%) Xbox
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.84%) Physics
4 2 (3.92%) Animation
5 1 (1.96%) Photography
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) SCORM
5 1 (1.96%) Economics
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
5 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Android
2 15 (29.41%) Apple iOS
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Phone
3 14 (27.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) TDD
4 11 (21.57%) iOS Development
5 10 (19.61%) Android Development
5 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
5 10 (19.61%) System Testing
5 10 (19.61%) MVVM
6 8 (15.69%) DevOps
6 8 (15.69%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (15.69%) OOD
7 6 (11.76%) OO
7 6 (11.76%) Open Source
8 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.80%) Game Development
8 5 (9.80%) SDLC
8 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.80%) Pair Programming
8 5 (9.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) C#
2 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) PHP
4 11 (21.57%) Ruby
5 10 (19.61%) XAML
5 10 (19.61%) C++
6 9 (17.65%) Java
6 9 (17.65%) Python
7 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.84%) Clojure
9 3 (5.88%) Scala
9 3 (5.88%) Haskell
9 3 (5.88%) Perl
9 3 (5.88%) C
10 2 (3.92%) SQL
10 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.92%) GLSL
11 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.96%) VBA
11 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
1 5 (9.80%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Xamarin
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Kenexa
3 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
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