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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 66 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 40 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.71% 1.22% 0.12%
As % of the General category 12.42% 2.78% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 1
Median salary £49,000 £45,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.10% -16.81%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
322 431 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 29.84% 43.93% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 240 342 280
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheltenham -6 9 £49,000 +8.88%
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (83.93%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (76.79%) Mentoring
4 40 (71.43%) C
5 39 (69.64%) Software Engineering
6 36 (64.29%) DV Cleared
6 36 (64.29%) Security Cleared
7 35 (62.50%) Coaching
8 33 (58.93%) Java
9 30 (53.57%) C++
10 28 (50.00%) C#
11 27 (48.21%) Python
12 24 (42.86%) Objective-C
12 24 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
13 19 (33.93%) User Stories
14 18 (32.14%) Big Data
14 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
15 16 (28.57%) J2EE
15 16 (28.57%) WebLogic
15 16 (28.57%) MCSE
15 16 (28.57%) EJB
15 16 (28.57%) STL
15 16 (28.57%) Linux
15 16 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
15 16 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
15 16 (28.57%) Linux+ Certification
15 16 (28.57%) GIAC
15 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
15 16 (28.57%) CCNA
15 16 (28.57%) 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 16 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.29%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
1 8 (14.29%) HTTP
1 8 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 8 (14.29%) SSL
1 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) Big Data
2 8 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 8 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.79%) Marketing
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
1 16 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Consultant
4 12 (21.43%) Software Consultant
5 11 (19.64%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Network Integration Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Test Consultant
7 7 (12.50%) Java Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) EJB
1 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 16 (28.57%) J2EE
1 16 (28.57%) Java EE
1 16 (28.57%) Spring
1 16 (28.57%) STL
2 13 (23.21%) HTML
3 8 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.36%) HTML5
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.79%) LINQ
7 1 (1.79%) MFC
7 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) iPhone
2 8 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.29%) Physics
2 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.36%) Social Media
4 2 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Android
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 8 (14.29%) Unix
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (83.93%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (76.79%) Mentoring
4 39 (69.64%) Software Engineering
5 35 (62.50%) Coaching
6 24 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
7 19 (33.93%) User Stories
8 16 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
8 16 (28.57%) Mobile Development
8 16 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 16 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (19.64%) MODAF
9 11 (19.64%) SysML
9 11 (19.64%) TOGAF
9 11 (19.64%) UML
10 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.29%) OO
10 8 (14.29%) OOP
10 8 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) C
2 33 (58.93%) Java
3 30 (53.57%) C++
4 28 (50.00%) C#
5 27 (48.21%) Python
6 24 (42.86%) Objective-C
7 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.29%) Perl
8 8 (14.29%) SQL
8 8 (14.29%) VB
9 5 (8.93%) Embedded C
10 3 (5.36%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) DV Cleared
1 36 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.57%) CCNA
2 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (28.57%) CISSP
2 16 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
2 16 (28.57%) GIAC
2 16 (28.57%) Linux+ Certification
2 16 (28.57%) MCSE
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
2 16 (28.57%) SANS
2 16 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
2 16 (28.57%) SSCP
3 9 (16.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco
2 8 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.36%) Dell
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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