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

Gaming
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 53 88
Rank change year-on-year -11 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 36 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.35% 3.90% 0.92%
As % of the General category 3.65% 10.43% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 219 345 323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 36.99% 37.42% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 161 315 272
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £75,000 £72,500
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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Luton -1 2 £27,500 -56.00%
Bedford -11 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Games
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Android Development
4 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Physics
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) PhD
6 1 (10.00%) ATM

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) WCF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Android Development
1 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
2 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) NVQ Level 3