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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 143 152 168
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Games 105 109 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 1.86% 1.22%
As % of the General category 5.50% 4.85% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 79 84 62
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,250 £55,000
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
1910 2248 2346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.27% 38.37% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1800 1765
Median salary £44,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.14% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Gloucestershire +15 37 £49,000 -5.76% 4
Bristol +10 35 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Devon 0 22 £32,000 -24.70%
Somerset -9 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Dorset +14 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Wiltshire +11 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 85 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (51.30%) JavaScript
3 70 (45.45%) C#
4 65 (42.21%) HTML
5 58 (37.66%) AngularJS
6 55 (35.71%) .NET
7 53 (34.42%) HTML5
8 52 (33.77%) Degree
9 50 (32.47%) Java
10 47 (30.52%) Node.js
11 45 (29.22%) Mentoring
12 41 (26.62%) Software Engineering
13 39 (25.32%) C++
13 39 (25.32%) CSS
14 38 (24.68%) C
15 36 (23.38%) Computer Science
15 36 (23.38%) Cybersecurity
16 35 (22.73%) React
16 35 (22.73%) Python
17 34 (22.08%) Security Cleared
18 32 (20.78%) OO
18 32 (20.78%) Coaching
19 30 (19.48%) Objective-C
20 28 (18.18%) Backbone.js
20 28 (18.18%) Open Source
21 27 (17.53%) DV Cleared
21 27 (17.53%) Linux
22 26 (16.88%) Finance
22 26 (16.88%) Apple iOS
23 23 (14.94%) E-Commerce

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 13 (8.44%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.55%) Apache
3 7 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 7 (4.55%) CMS
3 7 (4.55%) nginx
4 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.95%) Drupal
5 3 (1.95%) IIS
5 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.95%) WordPress
6 1 (0.65%) Mule
6 1 (0.65%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (4.55%) Maya
3 6 (3.90%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.95%) SPSS
5 2 (1.30%) MS Office
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Magento
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.44%) Firewall
2 7 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.90%) HTTP
3 6 (3.90%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.90%) SSL
3 6 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.95%) Intranet
4 3 (1.95%) LAN
4 3 (1.95%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (1.95%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.30%) DHCP
5 2 (1.30%) DNS
5 2 (1.30%) PBX
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.65%) Internet
6 1 (0.65%) MPLS
6 1 (0.65%) SAN
6 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.69%) Big Data
2 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.79%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.84%) SQLite
5 7 (4.55%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.60%) BODI
7 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.60%) Lumira
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.60%) SAP BI
7 4 (2.60%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (2.60%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.95%) MySQL
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.60%) Subversion
3 4 (2.60%) Toad
4 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.65%) Ant
5 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.65%) JBehave
5 1 (0.65%) JUnit
5 1 (0.65%) Mockito
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (16.88%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Online Betting
2 18 (11.69%) Retail
3 8 (5.19%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.90%) Military
5 5 (3.25%) Marketing
6 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (55.84%) Developer
2 38 (24.68%) C# Developer
3 25 (16.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Java Developer
5 18 (11.69%) .NET Developer
6 15 (9.74%) Software Engineer
6 15 (9.74%) Software Test Engineer
6 15 (9.74%) Test Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Applications Developer
7 13 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.44%) Consultant
8 12 (7.79%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
8 12 (7.79%) C# Web Applications Developer
8 12 (7.79%) E-Commerce Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Java Web Applications Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Principal Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Web Applications Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (42.21%) HTML
2 58 (37.66%) AngularJS
3 55 (35.71%) .NET
4 53 (34.42%) HTML5
5 47 (30.52%) Node.js
6 39 (25.32%) CSS
7 35 (22.73%) React
8 28 (18.18%) Backbone.js
9 23 (14.94%) ASP.NET
10 18 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (9.74%) Spring
12 14 (9.09%) Hibernate
13 13 (8.44%) EJB
13 13 (8.44%) J2EE
14 11 (7.14%) Java EE
14 11 (7.14%) STL
15 10 (6.49%) XML
16 9 (5.84%) Django
17 8 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
18 7 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.38%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (11.69%) Online Games
4 10 (6.49%) Visualisation
5 9 (5.84%) Mathematics
6 8 (5.19%) Social Media
7 7 (4.55%) Learning Management System
7 7 (4.55%) SCORM
8 6 (3.90%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (3.90%) Animation
8 6 (3.90%) iPhone
8 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.90%) Physics
9 5 (3.25%) User Experience
9 5 (3.25%) Xbox
10 4 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (2.60%) iPad
11 3 (1.95%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.95%) Statistics
12 2 (1.30%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.53%) Linux
2 26 (16.88%) Apple iOS
3 16 (10.39%) Android
3 16 (10.39%) Windows
4 12 (7.79%) Mac OS X
5 7 (4.55%) Debian
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Phone
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.60%) Unix
8 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.30%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.22%) Mentoring
3 41 (26.62%) Software Engineering
4 36 (23.38%) Cybersecurity
5 32 (20.78%) Coaching
5 32 (20.78%) OO
6 28 (18.18%) Open Source
7 23 (14.94%) E-Commerce
8 19 (12.34%) TDD
9 16 (10.39%) Automated Testing
9 16 (10.39%) Reverse Engineering
9 16 (10.39%) Scrum
9 16 (10.39%) User Stories
10 14 (9.09%) SDLC
10 14 (9.09%) Time Management
11 13 (8.44%) Mobile Development
12 11 (7.14%) Front End Development
12 11 (7.14%) iOS Development
12 11 (7.14%) Multithreading
13 10 (6.49%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 79 (51.30%) JavaScript
2 70 (45.45%) C#
3 50 (32.47%) Java
4 39 (25.32%) C++
5 38 (24.68%) C
6 35 (22.73%) Python
7 30 (19.48%) Objective-C
8 18 (11.69%) SQL
9 10 (6.49%) Lua
9 10 (6.49%) PHP
10 8 (5.19%) Ruby
11 7 (4.55%) Perl
12 5 (3.25%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.60%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.60%) VB
14 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.95%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.95%) R
15 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (33.77%) Degree
2 34 (22.08%) Security Cleared
3 27 (17.53%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.44%) CCNA
4 13 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.14%) MCSE
5 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (6.49%) CISSP
6 10 (6.49%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (6.49%) GIAC
6 10 (6.49%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (6.49%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (6.49%) SANS
6 10 (6.49%) Security+ Certification
6 10 (6.49%) SSCP
7 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.30%) MCP
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP
9 1 (0.65%) ISEB
9 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.65%) Graylog
1 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (7.79%) Cisco
2 8 (5.19%) Adobe
3 7 (4.55%) VMware
4 6 (3.90%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.90%) Kenexa
4 6 (3.90%) SAP
4 6 (3.90%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle
6 4 (2.60%) Dell
7 3 (1.95%) HP
8 2 (1.30%) Panasonic
8 2 (1.30%) Sophos
9 1 (0.65%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.65%) Intel
9 1 (0.65%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.65%) Sencha
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