The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 72 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.64% 0.24% 0.71%
As % of the General category 4.17% 0.64% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 9
Average salary £36,500 £30,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.69% -23.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £30,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £31,350 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
360 314 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 39.34% 38.39% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 295 281 380
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
South West

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Games
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 7 £36,500 - 2
Cirencester +24 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 16 (64.00%) Scrum
2 8 (32.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) DOM
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) Adobe
2 8 (32.00%) Internet
2 8 (32.00%) Mobile Games
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Ajax
2 8 (32.00%) QA
2 8 (32.00%) jQuery
2 8 (32.00%) HTML5
2 8 (32.00%) Axure RP
2 8 (32.00%) CSS3
2 8 (32.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (24.00%) Game Development
5 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
6 4 (16.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) Android
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (32.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (32.00%) UI Developer
2 8 (32.00%) UI Programmer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Games Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) CSS
1 8 (32.00%) DOM
1 8 (32.00%) Ajax
1 8 (32.00%) jQuery
1 8 (32.00%) HTML5
1 8 (32.00%) CSS3
1 8 (32.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (4.00%) Flash
3 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone SDK
3 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile Games
2 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Scrum
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Game Development
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) HOOD
6 1 (4.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (16.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Twitter
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