Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 104 110
Rank change year-on-year +52 +6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 33 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.70% 0.75% 1.02%
As % of the General category 9.85% 2.36% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 28
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -36.00% +92.31%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +15.38%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 335 466 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 37.60% 31.94% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 306 399 554
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,725
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Bedfordshire

Games
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Games in Bedfordshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Salary histogram for Games in Bedfordshire

Games
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 28 £50,000 - 5
Bedford +13 2 £22,500 -43.75% 3
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (39.39%) Augmented Reality
2 12 (36.36%) OO
3 9 (27.27%) OOD
4 8 (24.24%) Android
4 8 (24.24%) Mobile Development
4 8 (24.24%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
7 5 (15.15%) Dagger
7 5 (15.15%) Apple Swift
7 5 (15.15%) Kotlin
7 5 (15.15%) RxJava
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Cocoa
7 5 (15.15%) Xcode
7 5 (15.15%) Objective-C
7 5 (15.15%) C#
7 5 (15.15%) Bluetooth
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Windows
8 4 (12.12%) Linux
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) Retail
8 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.12%) Physics
8 4 (12.12%) Mentoring

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.09%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Google Play
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MariaDB
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Xcode
3 3 (9.09%) PHPUnit
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) German Language
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Games Artist
3 4 (12.12%) Designer
3 4 (12.12%) Games Designer
3 4 (12.12%) Lead Designer
3 4 (12.12%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 3 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Games Developer
4 3 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile Games Developer
6 1 (3.03%) 3D Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Cocoa
1 5 (15.15%) Dagger
1 5 (15.15%) RxJava
2 4 (12.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) CSS3
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) jQuery
3 3 (9.09%) LAMP
3 3 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (9.09%) Sass
3 3 (9.09%) Symfony
3 3 (9.09%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) MFC
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.09%) iPhone
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Games
4 2 (6.06%) Online Games
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Android
2 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) OO
2 9 (27.27%) OOD
3 8 (24.24%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (24.24%) Mobile Development
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) Physics
7 3 (9.09%) Android Development
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) DNA
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Global Marketing
7 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 3 (9.09%) Master Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) OOP
7 3 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Apple Swift
3 5 (15.15%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) Kotlin
3 5 (15.15%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) PHP 5
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Lua
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Talend
3 1 (3.03%) Hyperion