Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 46 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 +37
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 2 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.49% 0.71% 10.82%
As % of the General category 1.54% 4.00% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 69
Bedford median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -27.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £46,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £37,500 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +100.00% -33.33% +12.50%

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 65 50 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 31.71% 17.73% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 88
Bedford median annual salary £45,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -22.22% +14.65%
10th Percentile £36,250 £17,950 £27,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £47,250 £58,325
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £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 20 July 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#