Period
to 24 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 112 126
Rank change year-on-year -29 +14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 30 83 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.88% 2.23% 2.03%
As % of the General category 2.11% 6.08% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 70
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £50,125
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -13.29%

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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,425 1,365 1,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.89% 36.74% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,082 1,121
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,375 £68,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Bristol

Games
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Games in Bristol

Games
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (33.33%) C#
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 5 (16.67%) Power BI
3 5 (16.67%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) QlikView
3 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 5 (16.67%) Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Meraki
4 4 (13.33%) Office 365
4 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) CAD
5 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio

Games
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) InVision
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Azure
1 5 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) AWS
3 1 (3.33%) GCP
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Power BI
1 5 (16.67%) QlikView
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Military
4 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior UI Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) React
5 1 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) Laravel
5 1 (3.33%) Sass
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) BBC
3 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.67%) Analytics
2 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (10.00%) CAD
4 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
4 3 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Meraki
3 2 (6.67%) Tableau
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) Facebook
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Instagram
4 1 (3.33%) Panasonic
4 1 (3.33%) Samsung
4 1 (3.33%) SAP