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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 81 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.08% 1.21% 1.17%
As % of the General category 4.35% 3.21% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 10
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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 Gloucestershire region.

General Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
529 343 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.83% 37.61% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 387 266 234
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £23,772
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Gloucester -9 9 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Cirencester +1 4 £45,000 +8.43%
Cheltenham - 4 £43,250 -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (41.03%) JSON
2 15 (38.46%) PHP
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) HOOD
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) LAMP
3 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
3 14 (35.90%) RESTful
3 14 (35.90%) DevOps
3 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (25.64%) Retail
4 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.64%) C#
5 9 (23.08%) Marketing
5 9 (23.08%) Project Management
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) MS Project
6 8 (20.51%) MS Visio
6 8 (20.51%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
7 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.95%) DTV
7 7 (17.95%) MVC
7 7 (17.95%) Electronics
7 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
7 7 (17.95%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
7 7 (17.95%) SAP
7 7 (17.95%) Programme Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.82%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) Mule
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Project
1 8 (20.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 9 (23.08%) Marketing
3 7 (17.95%) Electronics
3 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce Manager
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Artist
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Games Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Principal Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) JSON
2 14 (35.90%) LAMP
2 14 (35.90%) RESTful
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (12.82%) Ninject
3 5 (12.82%) WCF
3 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) Flash
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.56%) JPA
5 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) DTV
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.82%) iPhone
4 4 (10.26%) User Experience
5 3 (7.69%) Mobile Games
6 2 (5.13%) Animation
6 2 (5.13%) Social Media
7 1 (2.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) HOOD
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
1 14 (35.90%) DevOps
2 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
3 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) Scrum
4 8 (20.51%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) Logistics
7 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (12.82%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 3 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.13%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) PHP
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) SAP
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
2 6 (15.38%) ATG
2 6 (15.38%) hybris
2 6 (15.38%) RedPrairie
2 6 (15.38%) Demandware
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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