Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 67
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37 +10
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.16% 8.19% 1.89%
As % of the General category 6.38% 36.25% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 57 40
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% - +23.08%

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 47 80 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.15% 22.60% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 43 79 98
Bedford median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -2.44% -11.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,500 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -0.55%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Physics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing

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 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# WCF Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) WCF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) PhD