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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 58 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.17% - 1.44%
As % of the General category 6.56% - 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 9
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £40,000
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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
259 182 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 33.12% 33.27% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 196 159 207
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,800 £23,446
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 17 £37,500 - 2
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (52.17%) HTML
1 12 (52.17%) Marketing
2 7 (30.43%) Photography
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Campaign Management
3 6 (26.09%) Email Marketing
3 6 (26.09%) MS Access
3 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
3 6 (26.09%) Statistics
3 6 (26.09%) Alterian
4 5 (21.74%) Game Development
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) SAP
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) DTV
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Electronics
6 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (13.04%) Logistics
6 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) IPv4
2 2 (8.70%) IPv6
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) CouchDB
General
1 12 (52.17%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing Manager
1 6 (26.09%) Email Marketing Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Games Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Graduate
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Photography
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 6 (26.09%) Statistics
3 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
4 3 (13.04%) DTV
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Social Media
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) SUSE
2 2 (8.70%) Debian
2 2 (8.70%) Fedora
2 2 (8.70%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Email Marketing
1 6 (26.09%) Campaign Management
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (21.74%) Game Development
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Revenue Management
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) PHP
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) Ruby
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Xen
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Alterian
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Facebook
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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