The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 65 73 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.86% 0.58% 2.46%
As % of the General category 5.99% 1.77% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 14
Average salary £30,000 £35,750 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.08% +16.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,450 £22,036
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £48,500 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
217 226 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 31.09% 32.85% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 179 193 189
Average salary £37,000 £37,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.98% -11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Games
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Somerset region.

Games Salary Trend in Somerset

Games
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Somerset

Games
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
Bath +12 13 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) Marketing
4 9 (34.62%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) Revenue Management
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (26.92%) Photography
7 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 6 (23.08%) Email Marketing
7 6 (23.08%) Statistics
7 6 (23.08%) Alterian
7 6 (23.08%) MS Access
7 6 (23.08%) Campaign Management
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
9 4 (15.38%) Game Development
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.54%) PHP
10 3 (11.54%) SQL
10 3 (11.54%) CSS
10 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (7.69%) Electronics
11 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 2 (7.69%) Programme Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) IPv4
2 1 (3.85%) IPv6
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (42.31%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Email Marketing Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Installations Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Games Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Graduate
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Support
4 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SEO Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) HTML5
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Photography
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Statistics
2 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) DTV
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Social Media
5 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) SUSE
3 1 (3.85%) Debian
3 1 (3.85%) Fedora
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Revenue Management
2 6 (23.08%) Email Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Campaign Management
3 4 (15.38%) Game Development
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Web Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) SEO
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Design
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PHP
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Alterian
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Facebook
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago