The first 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 70 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% 4.14% -
As % of the General category 1.46% 9.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 0
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
274 285 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 41.33% 42.16% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 237 256 152
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
Games
South West

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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -26 3 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Street - 1 - -
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 6 (50.00%) Game Development
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) wxWidgets
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) GTK+
3 3 (25.00%) Qt
3 3 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 3 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) BBC
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) GPGPU
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Games Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Graduate
4 4 (33.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Creative Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) wxWidgets
1 3 (25.00%) GTK+
1 3 (25.00%) Qt
1 3 (25.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) BBC
2 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) GPGPU
2 1 (8.33%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Game Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Bath
Future Publishing
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago