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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 66 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.13% 0.18% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.89% 0.43% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
311 235 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 39.07% 41.59% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 265 201 186
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,935 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 30 July 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 6 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Street - 3 £48,000 - 1
Games
South West

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (35.71%) Game Development
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Logistics
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) DTV
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) IPv4
4 2 (14.29%) IPv6
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Fedora

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) IPv4
2 2 (14.29%) IPv6
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) CouchDB
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Games Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (21.43%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.14%) GTK+
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Qt
2 1 (7.14%) wxWidgets
2 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
2 1 (7.14%) WinForms
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DTV
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Fedora
2 2 (14.29%) SUSE
2 2 (14.29%) Debian
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Game Development
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Logistics
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Xen
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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