The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 141 184 166
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 116 73 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.09% 1.23% 1.23%
As % of the General category 6.16% 3.06% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 93 63 63
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1884 2387 2240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.88% 40.14% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1896 1704
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Games
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the South West region.

Games Salary Trend in the South West

Games
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in the South West

Games
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Bristol +26 42 £44,000 +3.52% 2
Gloucestershire +24 39 £45,750 -1.61% 4
Devon +17 23 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Dorset - 6 £35,000 - 1
Somerset -4 4 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 South West region with a requirement for Games.

1 101 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (52.05%) JavaScript
3 83 (48.54%) C#
4 74 (43.27%) HTML
5 63 (36.84%) .NET
6 62 (36.26%) HTML5
7 59 (34.50%) AngularJS
7 59 (34.50%) Mentoring
8 52 (30.41%) Java
9 51 (29.82%) Node.js
10 49 (28.65%) CSS
11 47 (27.49%) Software Engineering
12 46 (26.90%) Degree
12 46 (26.90%) C
13 45 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
14 44 (25.73%) Coaching
14 44 (25.73%) C++
15 42 (24.56%) Security Cleared
16 41 (23.98%) Finance
17 38 (22.22%) Python
18 37 (21.64%) E-Commerce
18 37 (21.64%) ASP.NET
19 35 (20.47%) Objective-C
19 35 (20.47%) DV Cleared
20 34 (19.88%) Linux
21 31 (18.13%) TDD
21 31 (18.13%) Computer Science
21 31 (18.13%) Apple iOS
22 30 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 30 (17.54%) Online Games

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (9.36%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.85%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.26%) Apache
4 8 (4.68%) Apache Pig
5 7 (4.09%) CMS
5 7 (4.09%) nginx
6 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.92%) Drupal
7 5 (2.92%) WordPress
8 3 (1.75%) IIS
8 3 (1.75%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.58%) Mule
9 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (4.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.51%) 3ds Max
2 6 (3.51%) Maya
3 3 (1.75%) SPSS
4 2 (1.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Magento
2 3 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.53%) Firewall
2 10 (5.85%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (4.68%) HTTP
3 8 (4.68%) HTTPS
3 8 (4.68%) SSL
3 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.92%) Intranet
5 3 (1.75%) LAN
5 3 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.17%) DHCP
6 2 (1.17%) DNS
6 2 (1.17%) PBX
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.58%) Internet
7 1 (0.58%) MPLS
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.28%) Big Data
3 20 (11.70%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.68%) Apache Hive
4 8 (4.68%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.09%) SQLite
6 5 (2.92%) MySQL
7 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.75%) BODI
8 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.75%) Lumira
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.75%) SAP BI
8 3 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (1.75%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.51%) Subversion
3 3 (1.75%) Toad
4 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) Ant
5 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.58%) JBehave
5 1 (0.58%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Mockito
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 41 (23.98%) Finance
2 30 (17.54%) Online Betting
2 30 (17.54%) Retail
3 7 (4.09%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.51%) Military
5 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.34%) Marketing
7 3 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (56.73%) Developer
2 44 (25.73%) C# Developer
3 28 (16.37%) .NET Developer
4 23 (13.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (12.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 20 (11.70%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
6 20 (11.70%) E-Commerce Developer
6 20 (11.70%) Principal Developer
6 20 (11.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 20 (11.70%) Test Engineer
7 18 (10.53%) Java Developer
8 16 (9.36%) Junior
9 15 (8.77%) Junior Developer
10 14 (8.19%) Consultant
10 14 (8.19%) Software Engineer
11 12 (7.02%) Applications Developer
12 11 (6.43%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.43%) Software Consultant
12 11 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (5.85%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (43.27%) HTML
2 63 (36.84%) .NET
3 62 (36.26%) HTML5
4 59 (34.50%) AngularJS
5 51 (29.82%) Node.js
6 49 (28.65%) CSS
7 37 (21.64%) ASP.NET
8 30 (17.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (15.79%) React
10 20 (11.70%) Backbone.js
11 18 (10.53%) Spring
12 17 (9.94%) Hibernate
13 16 (9.36%) EJB
13 16 (9.36%) J2EE
14 15 (8.77%) Java EE
14 15 (8.77%) STL
15 12 (7.02%) XML
16 8 (4.68%) RabbitMQ
17 7 (4.09%) Pixi.js
17 7 (4.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.13%) Computer Science
2 30 (17.54%) Online Games
3 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.43%) Visualisation
5 10 (5.85%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.26%) iPhone
7 8 (4.68%) Social Media
8 7 (4.09%) Physics
9 6 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (3.51%) Animation
9 6 (3.51%) Learning Management System
9 6 (3.51%) SCORM
10 5 (2.92%) User Experience
11 4 (2.34%) iPad
11 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.75%) Statistics
12 3 (1.75%) Xbox
13 2 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.88%) Linux
2 31 (18.13%) Apple iOS
3 22 (12.87%) Windows
4 17 (9.94%) Android
5 15 (8.77%) Mac OS X
6 9 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.68%) Windows Phone
8 7 (4.09%) Debian
8 7 (4.09%) Unix
9 2 (1.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.50%) Mentoring
3 47 (27.49%) Software Engineering
4 45 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (25.73%) Coaching
6 37 (21.64%) E-Commerce
7 31 (18.13%) TDD
8 28 (16.37%) OO
9 24 (14.04%) Open Source
10 23 (13.45%) Reverse Engineering
11 19 (11.11%) User Stories
12 17 (9.94%) Time Management
13 16 (9.36%) Mobile Development
13 16 (9.36%) Scrum
14 15 (8.77%) Automated Testing
14 15 (8.77%) Ethical Hacking
14 15 (8.77%) iOS Development
14 15 (8.77%) Multithreading
14 15 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (7.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 89 (52.05%) JavaScript
2 83 (48.54%) C#
3 52 (30.41%) Java
4 46 (26.90%) C
5 44 (25.73%) C++
6 38 (22.22%) Python
7 35 (20.47%) Objective-C
8 18 (10.53%) SQL
9 10 (5.85%) Lua
9 10 (5.85%) PHP
10 9 (5.26%) Perl
11 8 (4.68%) Ruby
12 7 (4.09%) Apple Swift
12 7 (4.09%) VB
13 5 (2.92%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.75%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.75%) R
15 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (26.90%) Degree
2 42 (24.56%) Security Cleared
3 35 (20.47%) DV Cleared
4 18 (10.53%) CCNA
4 18 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (9.36%) MCSE
5 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (8.77%) CISSP
6 15 (8.77%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (8.77%) GIAC
6 15 (8.77%) Linux+ Certification
6 15 (8.77%) Network+ Certification
6 15 (8.77%) SANS
6 15 (8.77%) Security+ Certification
6 15 (8.77%) SSCP
7 7 (4.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.17%) MCP
9 1 (0.58%) CCNP
9 1 (0.58%) ISEB
9 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.58%) Graylog
1 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (8.19%) Cisco
2 10 (5.85%) Sitecore
2 10 (5.85%) VMware
3 8 (4.68%) Atlassian
4 7 (4.09%) Adobe
5 6 (3.51%) Kenexa
5 6 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.51%) SAP
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle
7 4 (2.34%) Dell
8 3 (1.75%) HP
9 2 (1.17%) Panasonic
9 2 (1.17%) Sophos
10 1 (0.58%) Apple
10 1 (0.58%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.58%) Intel
10 1 (0.58%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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