Period
to 23 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 42 63
Rank change year-on-year +13 +21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.03% 3.75% 0.40%
As % of the General category 4.35% 20.37% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 8
Bedford median annual salary £22,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £37,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £43,875 £55,000 £42,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +30.77%

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 46 54 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 23.71% 18.43% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 86
Bedford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £66,375
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +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

Games
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Bedford over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Python