The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 71 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 42 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.70% 0.86% 0.24%
As % of the General category 11.83% 2.05% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 2
Median salary £45,750 £35,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -19.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £18,800 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Gloucestershire region.

General Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
355 440 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.25% 42.11% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 255 342 278
Median salary £45,750 £55,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.81% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,003
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Games
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Gloucestershire region.

Games Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Games
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Games
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -9 8 £49,000 +104.16%
Gloucester - 2 £37,500 - 2
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
1 55 (85.94%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (81.25%) Mentoring
3 49 (76.56%) C
4 48 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 45 (70.31%) DV Cleared
5 45 (70.31%) Security Cleared
6 44 (68.75%) Coaching
7 40 (62.50%) Java
8 37 (57.81%) C++
9 32 (50.00%) C#
10 31 (48.44%) Python
10 31 (48.44%) Objective-C
11 29 (45.31%) Reverse Engineering
12 23 (35.94%) User Stories
12 23 (35.94%) Multithreading
12 23 (35.94%) Java EE
12 23 (35.94%) STL
12 23 (35.94%) Linux
13 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
13 22 (34.38%) Big Data
14 21 (32.81%) Ethical Hacking
14 21 (32.81%) Penetration Testing
14 21 (32.81%) MCSE
14 21 (32.81%) CCNA
14 21 (32.81%) CISSP
14 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (32.81%) SSCP
14 21 (32.81%) Security+ Certification

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 12 (18.75%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Firewall
1 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.50%) HTTP
2 8 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 8 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) Avaya Modular Messaging
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) Big Data
2 12 (18.75%) Apache Hive
2 12 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Software Test Engineer
1 19 (29.69%) Test Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) Consultant
2 18 (28.13%) Software Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Test Consultant
6 10 (15.63%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Java Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Network Integration Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Software Integration Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) Java EE
1 23 (35.94%) STL
2 20 (31.25%) EJB
2 20 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 20 (31.25%) J2EE
2 20 (31.25%) Spring
3 10 (15.63%) HTML
4 8 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (1.56%) .NET
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.56%) LINQ
6 1 (1.56%) MFC
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) iPhone
2 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 8 (12.50%) Physics
2 8 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Social Media
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Android
3 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 11 (17.19%) Unix
4 11 (17.19%) Windows
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
1 55 (85.94%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (81.25%) Mentoring
3 48 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 44 (68.75%) Coaching
5 29 (45.31%) Reverse Engineering
6 23 (35.94%) Multithreading
6 23 (35.94%) User Stories
7 21 (32.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 21 (32.81%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (31.25%) Mobile Development
9 11 (17.19%) MODAF
9 11 (17.19%) SysML
9 11 (17.19%) TOGAF
9 11 (17.19%) UML
10 8 (12.50%) Android Development
10 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Game Development
10 8 (12.50%) OOP
10 8 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (76.56%) C
2 40 (62.50%) Java
3 37 (57.81%) C++
4 32 (50.00%) C#
5 31 (48.44%) Objective-C
5 31 (48.44%) Python
6 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (17.19%) Perl
7 11 (17.19%) VB
8 8 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (9.38%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 45 (70.31%) DV Cleared
1 45 (70.31%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.81%) CCNA
2 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (32.81%) CISSP
2 21 (32.81%) CompTIA Security+
2 21 (32.81%) GIAC
2 21 (32.81%) Linux+ Certification
2 21 (32.81%) MCSE
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (32.81%) Network+ Certification
2 21 (32.81%) SANS
2 21 (32.81%) Security+ Certification
2 21 (32.81%) SSCP
3 9 (14.06%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 8 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (1.56%) Avaya
2 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday - private healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago