Period
to 23 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 43 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.28% 1.10% 3.26%
As % of the General category 3.85% 7.32% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Bedford median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% -11.11% +93.55%
10th Percentile £46,375 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,125 £55,000 £52,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +140.38%

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

All General Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 52 41 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 33.33% 15.02% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 78
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,250 £26,525
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,000 £70,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Bedford

Games
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Games in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#