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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / South West
Rank 146 190 204
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 101 66 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 1.13% 0.74%
As % of the General category 5.74% 2.95% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 41
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,750 £57,500
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
1759 2236 2151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.88% 38.30% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1748 1668
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Bristol +5 39 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Devon +14 24 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Gloucestershire +10 24 £45,000 +1.69% 3
Wiltshire +22 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Somerset -5 5 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Dorset +28 3 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Cornwall - 1 £30,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 131 (63.59%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (49.51%) JavaScript
3 99 (48.06%) C#
4 74 (35.92%) Software Engineering
5 71 (34.47%) HTML
6 65 (31.55%) Python
7 63 (30.58%) Java
8 61 (29.61%) C++
9 59 (28.64%) .NET
9 59 (28.64%) Mentoring
10 57 (27.67%) AngularJS
10 57 (27.67%) C
11 56 (27.18%) Linux
12 54 (26.21%) Security Cleared
13 47 (22.82%) Windows
13 47 (22.82%) HTML5
14 46 (22.33%) CSS
14 46 (22.33%) TDD
15 44 (21.36%) DV Cleared
16 43 (20.87%) ASP.NET
16 43 (20.87%) Cybersecurity
16 43 (20.87%) Coaching
17 42 (20.39%) Degree
18 41 (19.90%) Node.js
19 40 (19.42%) SQL Server
20 36 (17.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 35 (16.99%) Objective-C
22 34 (16.50%) Finance
22 34 (16.50%) Apple iOS
23 32 (15.53%) MVC

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 24 (11.65%) WebLogic
2 19 (9.22%) Apache Pig
3 9 (4.37%) CMS
4 5 (2.43%) DNN
4 5 (2.43%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.94%) Apache
5 4 (1.94%) Drupal
5 4 (1.94%) WordPress
6 2 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (8.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (3.88%) 3ds Max
4 8 (3.88%) Maya
4 8 (3.88%) Photoshop
5 7 (3.40%) InDesign
5 7 (3.40%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.97%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.77%) Firewall
2 11 (5.34%) SAN
2 11 (5.34%) Wireless
3 10 (4.85%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.91%) HTTP
4 6 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.43%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.43%) SSL
6 3 (1.46%) Internet
6 3 (1.46%) Intranet
7 1 (0.49%) Avaya Modular Messaging
7 1 (0.49%) FCoE
7 1 (0.49%) Network Security
7 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.65%) Big Data
2 24 (11.65%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.22%) Apache Hive
3 19 (9.22%) Hadoop
4 15 (7.28%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (4.37%) MySQL
6 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.97%) SQLite
8 1 (0.49%) Redis
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.22%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.40%) Axure RP
4 6 (2.91%) GCC
5 1 (0.49%) GitLab
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Redmine
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 34 (16.50%) Finance
2 17 (8.25%) Online Betting
2 17 (8.25%) Retail
3 9 (4.37%) Multimedia
4 8 (3.88%) Advertising
5 7 (3.40%) Military
6 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (41.26%) Developer
2 34 (16.50%) .NET Developer
3 33 (16.02%) Software Engineer
4 28 (13.59%) C# Developer
5 20 (9.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (9.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (9.22%) Consultant
6 19 (9.22%) Software Consultant
7 17 (8.25%) Administrator
7 17 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (6.31%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.31%) Web Developer
9 12 (5.83%) IT Administrator
9 12 (5.83%) IT Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.83%) Junior
9 12 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (5.34%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (34.47%) HTML
2 59 (28.64%) .NET
3 57 (27.67%) AngularJS
4 47 (22.82%) HTML5
5 46 (22.33%) CSS
6 43 (20.87%) ASP.NET
7 41 (19.90%) Node.js
8 36 (17.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (13.11%) Hibernate
10 26 (12.62%) Java EE
10 26 (12.62%) STL
11 25 (12.14%) J2EE
12 24 (11.65%) EJB
12 24 (11.65%) Spring
13 23 (11.17%) .NET Framework
14 21 (10.19%) RESTful
15 20 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (7.28%) Entity Framework
17 14 (6.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.25%) Online Games
3 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.83%) User Experience
3 12 (5.83%) Video on Demand
4 9 (4.37%) Animation
4 9 (4.37%) iPhone
5 8 (3.88%) Learning Management System
5 8 (3.88%) SCORM
5 8 (3.88%) Streaming Video
6 6 (2.91%) Xbox
7 5 (2.43%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.94%) Social Media
9 3 (1.46%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.46%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.46%) Replication
10 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.97%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.97%) Handset
10 2 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.18%) Linux
2 47 (22.82%) Windows
3 34 (16.50%) Apple iOS
4 29 (14.08%) Android
5 20 (9.71%) Mac OS X
6 17 (8.25%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.40%) Unix
8 5 (2.43%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.46%) CentOS
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (63.59%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (35.92%) Software Engineering
3 59 (28.64%) Mentoring
4 46 (22.33%) TDD
5 43 (20.87%) Coaching
5 43 (20.87%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (15.53%) MVC
7 31 (15.05%) Time Management
8 27 (13.11%) User Stories
9 26 (12.62%) Multithreading
10 24 (11.65%) Mobile Development
11 23 (11.17%) BDD
11 23 (11.17%) E-Commerce
12 22 (10.68%) Reverse Engineering
13 20 (9.71%) Open Source
14 19 (9.22%) Scrum
15 17 (8.25%) Service Delivery
16 16 (7.77%) Ethical Hacking
16 16 (7.77%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (7.28%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (49.51%) JavaScript
2 99 (48.06%) C#
3 65 (31.55%) Python
4 63 (30.58%) Java
5 61 (29.61%) C++
6 57 (27.67%) C
7 35 (16.99%) Objective-C
8 22 (10.68%) Ruby
9 14 (6.80%) Scala
10 10 (4.85%) PHP
11 8 (3.88%) SQL
12 7 (3.40%) Perl
12 7 (3.40%) VB
13 5 (2.43%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.43%) Fortran
14 4 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.46%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.46%) PHP 7
15 3 (1.46%) R
15 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (26.21%) Security Cleared
2 44 (21.36%) DV Cleared
3 42 (20.39%) Degree
4 18 (8.74%) CompTIA Security+
4 18 (8.74%) Network+ Certification
4 18 (8.74%) Security+ Certification
5 17 (8.25%) CCNA
5 17 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (8.25%) CISSP
5 17 (8.25%) GIAC
5 17 (8.25%) Linux+ Certification
5 17 (8.25%) MCSE
5 17 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (8.25%) SANS
5 17 (8.25%) SSCP
6 11 (5.34%) PhD
7 9 (4.37%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.97%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.97%) Docker
5 1 (0.49%) NFS
5 1 (0.49%) Samba
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (11.17%) VMware
2 16 (7.77%) Adobe
3 14 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.31%) Sitecore
5 8 (3.88%) Kenexa
6 6 (2.91%) Cisco
7 5 (2.43%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.46%) Apple
8 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.49%) Avaya
9 1 (0.49%) EMC
9 1 (0.49%) Google
9 1 (0.49%) NetApp
9 1 (0.49%) SAP
9 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds
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