The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.22% - 0.34%
As % of the General category 7.41% - 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £68,500 - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 54 90 77
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 16.51% 32.26% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 83 73
Median salary £50,000 £37,710 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.59% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Bath

Games
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Bath.

Salary trend for Games in Bath

Games
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bath region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Advertising
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Game Development
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) C#

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Game Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google