Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 132 109
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 50 70 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.38% 1.87% 2.43%
As % of the General category 3.68% 5.46% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 74
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% -2.22%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £57,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -

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 1,357 1,283 1,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 37.49% 34.30% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 1,069 1,052
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,253 £28,750 £29,050
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) Python
3 17 (34.00%) Degree
4 16 (32.00%) Google
4 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
4 16 (32.00%) XML
4 16 (32.00%) Scrum
5 15 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 14 (28.00%) .NET
6 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (24.00%) OO
9 11 (22.00%) Electronics
9 11 (22.00%) Finance
9 11 (22.00%) RDBMS
9 11 (22.00%) J2EE
9 11 (22.00%) Oracle
9 11 (22.00%) C#
9 11 (22.00%) HTML
9 11 (22.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) Physics
9 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
9 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
9 11 (22.00%) SDLC
10 10 (20.00%) C++
11 9 (18.00%) Line Management
12 8 (16.00%) Test Automation

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 6 (12.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.00%) InDesign
2 1 (2.00%) InVision
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) GitHub
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.00%) Slack
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (22.00%) RDBMS
2 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (4.00%) CircleCI
2 2 (4.00%) GoCD
2 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (22.00%) Electronics
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.00%) Legal
2 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Avionics
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
1 15 (30.00%) Graduate
2 12 (24.00%) Junior
2 12 (24.00%) Software Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Graduate Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Junior Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Author
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Author
7 4 (8.00%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) XML
2 14 (28.00%) .NET
3 11 (22.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) J2EE
4 6 (12.00%) HTML5
5 5 (10.00%) Swagger
6 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.00%) DirectX
7 2 (4.00%) Kafka
7 2 (4.00%) OpenCV
7 2 (4.00%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.00%) Qt
7 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.00%) CSS
8 1 (2.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 5 (10.00%) Digital TV
2 4 (8.00%) Cybercrime
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (4.00%) CUDA
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.00%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (32.00%) Scrum
2 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (24.00%) OO
5 11 (22.00%) Physics
5 11 (22.00%) SDLC
5 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Line Management
7 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.00%) TDD
9 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.00%) Game Development
9 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Java
1 19 (38.00%) Python
2 11 (22.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) C++
4 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) F#
6 1 (2.00%) Go
6 1 (2.00%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Google
2 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) Perforce
5 4 (8.00%) Apple
5 4 (8.00%) Facebook
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) SAP