Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
South West > Bristol
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 - 198
Rank change year-on-year - +198 -16
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 15 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.39% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 4
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 - £24,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.37% +22.50% +60.00%

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3514 3153 3456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 91.13% 90.11% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2950 2733 2929
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,800 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Bristol

Game Development
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in Bristol.

Salary trend for Game Development in Bristol

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Game Development in Bristol over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Game Development in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 14 (93.33%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) Degree
3 12 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) Java
5 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
5 10 (66.67%) Open Source
5 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 10 (66.67%) Pair Programming
5 10 (66.67%) LLVM
5 10 (66.67%) GCC
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) PlayStation
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) HTTP
8 1 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) GCC
1 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Games Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 10 (66.67%) Open Source
3 10 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (93.33%) Python
3 12 (80.00%) C#
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (80.00%) Degree