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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 92 102
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Games 40 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.15% 1.72% 1.98%
As % of the General category 5.96% 4.22% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 37
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,250 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,875 £52,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 671 640 703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 36.11% 40.84% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 865 904
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,810 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Games.

1 44 (52.38%) HTML
2 40 (47.62%) C#
3 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (45.24%) Software Engineering
4 34 (40.48%) C++
5 33 (39.29%) Python
6 32 (38.10%) Java
6 32 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 29 (34.52%) TDD
8 27 (32.14%) Visual Studio
9 24 (28.57%) .NET
10 23 (27.38%) Degree
10 23 (27.38%) HTML5
11 22 (26.19%) Linux
12 21 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 20 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
14 18 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
14 18 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 18 (21.43%) CMS
15 17 (20.24%) Finance
15 17 (20.24%) Windows
15 17 (20.24%) Scala
15 17 (20.24%) Open Source
15 17 (20.24%) Game Development
16 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
17 15 (17.86%) MVC
17 15 (17.86%) Node.js
18 14 (16.67%) Machine Learning
18 14 (16.67%) Deep Learning
18 14 (16.67%) AngularJS

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 18 (21.43%) CMS
2 6 (7.14%) DNN
3 5 (5.95%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.19%) Kentico
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 13 (15.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.76%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.10%) GCC
3 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.76%) NuGet
4 4 (4.76%) NUnit
4 4 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.76%) webpack
5 1 (1.19%) gulp
5 1 (1.19%) Mocha
5 1 (1.19%) Protractor
5 1 (1.19%) Sinon.JS
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 12 (14.29%) Electronics
3 12 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 12 (14.29%) Marketing
3 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Publishing
5 3 (3.57%) Online Betting
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (52.38%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 13 (15.48%) Multimedia Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Graduate
7 8 (9.52%) Computer Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Junior
8 7 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (52.38%) HTML
2 24 (28.57%) .NET
3 23 (27.38%) HTML5
4 18 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 15 (17.86%) Node.js
6 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 14 (16.67%) Theano
7 13 (15.48%) Flash
8 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 11 (13.10%) CSS
9 11 (13.10%) LLVM
10 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.14%) Backbone.js
12 6 (7.14%) OpenCV
12 6 (7.14%) React
12 6 (7.14%) RESTful
13 5 (5.95%) REST
14 4 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (7.14%) Streaming Video
5 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.76%) iPhone
5 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.76%) Video on Demand
6 3 (3.57%) Handset
6 3 (3.57%) Mobile Games
6 3 (3.57%) Online Games
7 2 (2.38%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) Windows
3 8 (9.52%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (45.24%) Software Engineering
2 29 (34.52%) TDD
3 21 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 18 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
5 17 (20.24%) Game Development
5 17 (20.24%) Open Source
6 15 (17.86%) MVC
7 14 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (16.67%) Computer Vision
7 14 (16.67%) Deep Learning
7 14 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 13 (15.48%) Content Management
9 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (14.29%) OO
9 12 (14.29%) Pair Programming
9 12 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 10 (11.90%) BDD
11 8 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) C#
2 34 (40.48%) C++
3 33 (39.29%) Python
4 32 (38.10%) Java
4 32 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 17 (20.24%) Scala
6 8 (9.52%) C
6 8 (9.52%) Fortran
7 6 (7.14%) Ruby
8 5 (5.95%) SQL
9 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Degree
2 20 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (16.67%) PhD
4 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
4 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Adobe
2 12 (14.29%) SAP
3 4 (4.76%) Google
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
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