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

Gaming
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 16 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.64% 13.15% 2.56%
As % of the General category 6.67% 43.75% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 28 7
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 64 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 24.59% 30.05% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 58 46
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £50,000
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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) PhD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

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 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PhD