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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 66 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.31% 2.09% -
As % of the General category 1.03% 5.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 0
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 194 310 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.98% 38.13% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 138 240 280
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,100 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 - - 1
Games
East of England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (72.73%) C++
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) Grunt
2 5 (45.45%) gulp
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Vision
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) OpenGL
3 3 (27.27%) STL
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) PhD

Games
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Grunt
1 5 (45.45%) gulp
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Aerospace
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Web Developer
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C# Web Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Systems Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) CSS3
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) HTML5
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (27.27%) MFC
2 3 (27.27%) OpenGL
2 3 (27.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Vision
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PhD
Luton, Bedfordshire
LGM Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Costa
Salary: Competitive salary, a very achievable yearly bonus, plenty of benefits
Posted: 16 days ago