Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Gaming
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 90 120
Rank change year-on-year +19 +30 +16
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.64% 1.79% 1.03%
As % of the General category 4.18% 5.35% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 22 53 76
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £21,875 £22,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 431 542 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 39.36% 33.50% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 341 477 559
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -1.10%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £84,750 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +36 17 £35,000 +55.56% 1
Bedford -5 2 £28,750 -28.13%
Games
East of England

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

1 10 (55.56%) Augmented Reality
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (16.67%) People Management
5 3 (16.67%) Talend
5 3 (16.67%) Sass
5 3 (16.67%) MariaDB
5 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 3 (16.67%) Docker
5 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (16.67%) Global Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Symfony
5 3 (16.67%) PHP 5
5 3 (16.67%) PHPUnit
5 3 (16.67%) nginx
5 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management

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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MariaDB
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) PHPUnit
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) German Language
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Games Artist
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Games Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WCF Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) HTML5
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) LAMP
2 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (16.67%) Sass
2 3 (16.67%) Symfony
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) MFC
4 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) DNA
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Global Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) People Management
3 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) Physics
5 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 3 (16.67%) PHP 5
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Talend