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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / South West
Rank 138 188 193
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +5
Permanent jobs citing Games 96 59 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 1.05% 0.89%
As % of the General category 5.66% 2.60% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 54 50
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1697 2266 2208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.31% 40.44% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1824 1780
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +19 30 £45,000 -25.00% 7
Devon +12 29 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Bristol 0 26 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Wiltshire +24 5 £35,000 - 1
Dorset +21 4 £37,000 -1.33% 1
Somerset +6 4 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Cornwall - 1 £30,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 142 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 112 (53.59%) C#
4 80 (38.28%) HTML
5 71 (33.97%) .NET
6 70 (33.49%) Mentoring
7 65 (31.10%) AngularJS
7 65 (31.10%) HTML5
7 65 (31.10%) Software Engineering
8 61 (29.19%) Security Cleared
8 61 (29.19%) CSS
9 60 (28.71%) C
10 58 (27.75%) Coaching
11 56 (26.79%) Cybersecurity
12 54 (25.84%) Java
13 53 (25.36%) ASP.NET
14 52 (24.88%) C++
14 52 (24.88%) DV Cleared
15 51 (24.40%) Node.js
15 51 (24.40%) Linux
15 51 (24.40%) Python
16 50 (23.92%) TDD
17 49 (23.44%) Finance
18 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
19 46 (22.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 44 (21.05%) Objective-C
21 41 (19.62%) Windows
22 40 (19.14%) E-Commerce
23 38 (18.18%) Degree
23 38 (18.18%) Apple iOS

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 26 (12.44%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.61%) Apache Pig
3 9 (4.31%) CMS
4 6 (2.87%) Apache
4 6 (2.87%) Drupal
4 6 (2.87%) WordPress
5 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.44%) nginx
6 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (3.83%) 3ds Max
3 8 (3.83%) Maya
3 8 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.83%) Photoshop
4 7 (3.35%) InDesign
4 7 (3.35%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.96%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Magento
2 3 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.00%) Firewall
2 13 (6.22%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.31%) HTTP
5 8 (3.83%) HTTPS
5 8 (3.83%) SAN
5 8 (3.83%) SSL
5 8 (3.83%) Wireless
6 6 (2.87%) Intranet
7 3 (1.44%) Internet
7 3 (1.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.48%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 1 (0.48%) FCoE
8 1 (0.48%) Network Security
8 1 (0.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 27 (12.92%) Big Data
4 18 (8.61%) Apache Hive
4 18 (8.61%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.78%) MySQL
5 10 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.44%) SQLite
9 1 (0.48%) Redis
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.22%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.35%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.44%) Subversion
5 2 (0.96%) GCC
6 1 (0.48%) GitLab
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) Redmine
General
1 49 (23.44%) Finance
2 32 (15.31%) Online Betting
2 32 (15.31%) Retail
3 9 (4.31%) Multimedia
4 7 (3.35%) Military
5 5 (2.39%) Advertising
6 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.44%) Electronics
7 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (46.89%) Developer
2 39 (18.66%) C# Developer
3 38 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 28 (13.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (11.00%) Consultant
6 21 (10.05%) Software Consultant
7 20 (9.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 18 (8.61%) Administrator
9 18 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (7.66%) Senior Developer
10 16 (7.66%) Test Engineer
11 15 (7.18%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (7.18%) Software Test Engineer
12 14 (6.70%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
12 14 (6.70%) E-Commerce Developer
12 14 (6.70%) Principal Developer
13 13 (6.22%) Applications Developer
13 13 (6.22%) C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (6.22%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (38.28%) HTML
2 71 (33.97%) .NET
3 65 (31.10%) AngularJS
3 65 (31.10%) HTML5
4 61 (29.19%) CSS
5 53 (25.36%) ASP.NET
6 51 (24.40%) Node.js
7 46 (22.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 30 (14.35%) Java EE
8 30 (14.35%) STL
9 27 (12.92%) J2EE
10 26 (12.44%) EJB
10 26 (12.44%) Hibernate
10 26 (12.44%) Spring
11 17 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (8.13%) RESTful
12 15 (7.18%) .NET Framework
13 14 (6.70%) CSS3
13 14 (6.70%) React
13 14 (6.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.31%) Online Games
2 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.18%) Visualisation
4 13 (6.22%) iPhone
4 13 (6.22%) Video on Demand
5 12 (5.74%) User Experience
6 8 (3.83%) Animation
6 8 (3.83%) Learning Management System
6 8 (3.83%) SCORM
6 8 (3.83%) Streaming Video
7 6 (2.87%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.87%) Social Media
7 6 (2.87%) Xbox
8 3 (1.44%) Apple TV
8 3 (1.44%) iPad
8 3 (1.44%) Replication
9 2 (0.96%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.96%) Physics
9 2 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.40%) Linux
2 41 (19.62%) Windows
3 38 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 27 (12.92%) Android
5 21 (10.05%) Mac OS X
6 16 (7.66%) Windows Server
7 12 (5.74%) Unix
8 8 (3.83%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.44%) Debian
10 1 (0.48%) CentOS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (67.94%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (33.49%) Mentoring
3 65 (31.10%) Software Engineering
4 58 (27.75%) Coaching
5 56 (26.79%) Cybersecurity
6 50 (23.92%) TDD
7 40 (19.14%) E-Commerce
8 35 (16.75%) Time Management
9 32 (15.31%) Reverse Engineering
10 30 (14.35%) Multithreading
10 30 (14.35%) MVC
11 28 (13.40%) User Stories
12 26 (12.44%) Mobile Development
13 24 (11.48%) Ethical Hacking
13 24 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (9.09%) Open Source
15 18 (8.61%) BDD
15 18 (8.61%) Service Delivery
16 17 (8.13%) OO
16 17 (8.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 114 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 112 (53.59%) C#
3 60 (28.71%) C
4 54 (25.84%) Java
5 52 (24.88%) C++
6 51 (24.40%) Python
7 44 (21.05%) Objective-C
8 17 (8.13%) Ruby
9 12 (5.74%) Perl
9 12 (5.74%) VB
10 11 (5.26%) SQL
11 10 (4.78%) PHP
12 8 (3.83%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.39%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.44%) Lua
14 3 (1.44%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.44%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.96%) R
15 2 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (29.19%) Security Cleared
2 52 (24.88%) DV Cleared
3 38 (18.18%) Degree
4 26 (12.44%) CompTIA Security+
4 26 (12.44%) Network+ Certification
4 26 (12.44%) Security+ Certification
5 25 (11.96%) CCNA
5 25 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (11.96%) CISSP
5 25 (11.96%) GIAC
5 25 (11.96%) Linux+ Certification
5 25 (11.96%) MCSE
5 25 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (11.96%) SANS
5 25 (11.96%) SSCP
6 9 (4.31%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.96%) Docker
5 1 (0.48%) NFS
5 1 (0.48%) Samba
5 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (9.57%) VMware
2 18 (8.61%) Sitecore
3 16 (7.66%) Adobe
4 10 (4.78%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.31%) Cisco
6 8 (3.83%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.83%) Kenexa
7 3 (1.44%) Apple
7 3 (1.44%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Avaya
8 1 (0.48%) EMC
8 1 (0.48%) Google
8 1 (0.48%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.48%) NetApp
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds
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