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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 68 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.84% 0.47% 2.02%
As % of the General category 2.89% 1.49% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 11
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,500 £31,000
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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
173 202 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 29.22% 31.61% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 130 160 179
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Somerset

Games
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Bath +8 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Street - 2 £75,000 -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 3 (33.33%) Disruptive Innovation
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Android

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) UI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Disruptive Innovation
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (22.22%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google