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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 69 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.17% 1.22% 1.81%
As % of the General category 0.51% 3.80% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
195 158 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 32.55% 32.24% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 151 138 214
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
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 13 February 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
(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
Taunton - 1 £42,500 - 1
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago