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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 29 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 5.03% -
As % of the General category - 21.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 Bedford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15 42 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 11.19% 23.46% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 28
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £40,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £48,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford 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 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

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) Grunt
3 5 (50.00%) gulp
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Vision
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Physics
4 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (30.00%) MFC

Games
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Grunt
1 5 (50.00%) gulp
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) CSS3
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (30.00%) MFC
3 3 (30.00%) OpenGL
3 3 (30.00%) STL
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Vision
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Physics
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) CQRS
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) PhD