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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 84 79 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.12% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.31% 0.82% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £55,000 £30,750 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.86% -19.60%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
325 368 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 38.83% 45.54% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 282 316 318
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,007 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) DOM
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) Adobe
2 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Ajax
2 8 (33.33%) QA
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
2 8 (33.33%) HTML5
2 8 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 8 (33.33%) CSS3
2 8 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
3 7 (29.17%) Mobile Games
4 6 (25.00%) Game Development
5 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 4 (16.67%) C
6 4 (16.67%) Android
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (8.33%) Twitter

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 8 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) LAN
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 8 (33.33%) UI Programmer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) CSS
1 8 (33.33%) DOM
1 8 (33.33%) Ajax
1 8 (33.33%) jQuery
1 8 (33.33%) HTML5
1 8 (33.33%) CSS3
1 8 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone SDK
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
2 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile Games
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Game Development
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.17%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) C
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
Gloucestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £600000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago