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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 78 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Games 32 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.00% 0.34% 1.19%
As % of the General category 9.07% 0.96% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 13
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
353 312 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 33.15% 35.14% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 296 257 454
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £57,500 £65,000
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Cirencester - 3 £35,000 -
Gloucester -17 2 - - 2
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (80.56%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (76.39%) C
4 54 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 54 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 54 (75.00%) Mentoring
5 51 (70.83%) Coaching
5 51 (70.83%) DV Cleared
6 41 (56.94%) Java
7 40 (55.56%) C#
7 40 (55.56%) C++
8 38 (52.78%) Python
8 38 (52.78%) Objective-C
9 32 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
10 30 (41.67%) Multithreading
10 30 (41.67%) Java EE
10 30 (41.67%) STL
10 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
11 27 (37.50%) Linux
11 27 (37.50%) Android
11 27 (37.50%) User Stories
11 27 (37.50%) Big Data
12 26 (36.11%) Mobile Development
12 26 (36.11%) Spring
12 26 (36.11%) Hibernate
12 26 (36.11%) WebLogic
12 26 (36.11%) EJB
12 26 (36.11%) J2EE
13 25 (34.72%) MCSE
13 25 (34.72%) CISSP

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 26 (36.11%) WebLogic
2 18 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.17%) 3ds Max
2 3 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.17%) Maya
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) Firewall
1 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.11%) HTTP
2 8 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 8 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 1 (1.39%) FCoE
4 1 (1.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) Big Data
2 18 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 18 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Redmine
General
1 3 (4.17%) Military
1 3 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Consultant
1 21 (29.17%) Software Consultant
2 15 (20.83%) Software Test Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Platform Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Test Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Java Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Python Software Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Requirements Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.67%) Java EE
1 30 (41.67%) STL
2 26 (36.11%) EJB
2 26 (36.11%) Hibernate
2 26 (36.11%) J2EE
2 26 (36.11%) Spring
3 15 (20.83%) HTML
4 11 (15.28%) XML
5 4 (5.56%) CSS
6 3 (4.17%) Ajax
6 3 (4.17%) Flash
6 3 (4.17%) HTML5
6 3 (4.17%) jQuery
6 3 (4.17%) JSON
6 3 (4.17%) LAMP
7 2 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.39%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.11%) iPhone
1 8 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.17%) Animation
2 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) Learning Management System
2 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.17%) Physics
2 3 (4.17%) Replication
2 3 (4.17%) SCORM
2 3 (4.17%) User Experience
2 3 (4.17%) Xbox
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Android
1 27 (37.50%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Apple iOS
3 17 (23.61%) Windows
4 12 (16.67%) Unix
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (80.56%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 54 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 51 (70.83%) Coaching
5 32 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
6 30 (41.67%) Multithreading
7 27 (37.50%) User Stories
8 26 (36.11%) Mobile Development
9 24 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 24 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (11.11%) Android Development
10 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
10 8 (11.11%) MODAF
10 8 (11.11%) SysML
10 8 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 8 (11.11%) UML
10 8 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (76.39%) C
2 41 (56.94%) Java
3 40 (55.56%) C#
3 40 (55.56%) C++
4 38 (52.78%) Objective-C
4 38 (52.78%) Python
5 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (16.67%) Perl
6 12 (16.67%) VB
7 8 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 8 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) Korn
9 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (70.83%) DV Cleared
3 25 (34.72%) CCNA
3 25 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (34.72%) CISSP
3 25 (34.72%) CompTIA Security+
3 25 (34.72%) GIAC
3 25 (34.72%) Linux+ Certification
3 25 (34.72%) MCSE
3 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (34.72%) Network+ Certification
3 25 (34.72%) SANS
3 25 (34.72%) Security+ Certification
3 25 (34.72%) SSCP
4 6 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) NFS
2 1 (1.39%) Samba
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 8 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (4.17%) Adobe
2 3 (4.17%) Kenexa
3 1 (1.39%) Avaya
3 1 (1.39%) EMC
3 1 (1.39%) Hitachi
3 1 (1.39%) NetApp
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.39%) VMware
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