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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 73 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.17% 0.79% 0.65%
As % of the General category 4.77% 1.97% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
461 355 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.51% 39.84% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 386 320 245
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Cirencester +6 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Tewkesbury - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucester +12 2 £63,750 +105.64% 1
Cheltenham - 2 £43,250 - 3
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) PHP
1 15 (55.56%) JSON
2 14 (51.85%) LAMP
2 14 (51.85%) Unit Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (51.85%) RESTful
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) HOOD
2 14 (51.85%) DevOps
2 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) Google
5 6 (22.22%) WCF
5 6 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (22.22%) Android
5 6 (22.22%) iPhone
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (22.22%) Node.js
5 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 6 (22.22%) Ninject
5 6 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (14.81%) Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) JSON
2 14 (51.85%) RESTful
2 14 (51.85%) LAMP
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Ninject
3 6 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (22.22%) WCF
3 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
3 6 (22.22%) iPhone
4 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 2 (7.41%) DTV
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.70%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) HOOD
1 14 (51.85%) Unit Testing
1 14 (51.85%) DevOps
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) PHP
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
People Source
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 7 days ago