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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 98 125
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Games 42 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.30% 1.83% 0.36%
As % of the General category 6.73% 4.59% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 7
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 £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

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 624 740 653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 34.17% 39.85% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 510 609 490
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Bristol

Games
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (51.32%) C#
3 37 (48.68%) Software Engineering
4 35 (46.05%) HTML
4 35 (46.05%) JavaScript
5 33 (43.42%) Java
6 30 (39.47%) .NET
7 27 (35.53%) C++
7 27 (35.53%) Python
7 27 (35.53%) TDD
8 24 (31.58%) Degree
9 23 (30.26%) HTML5
10 21 (27.63%) AngularJS
11 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 19 (25.00%) Linux
11 19 (25.00%) Scala
12 18 (23.68%) Node.js
12 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
13 17 (22.37%) Mentoring
14 16 (21.05%) CSS
15 15 (19.74%) Visual Studio
15 15 (19.74%) Open Source
16 14 (18.42%) Machine Learning
16 14 (18.42%) Deep Learning
16 14 (18.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 14 (18.42%) Theano
16 14 (18.42%) Computer Vision
16 14 (18.42%) PhD
16 14 (18.42%) Git (software)

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 7 (9.21%) CMS
2 6 (7.89%) DNN
3 1 (1.32%) Kentico
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (6.58%) 3ds Max
2 5 (6.58%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Redis
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) GCC
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Online Betting
2 10 (13.16%) Retail
3 6 (7.89%) Multimedia
4 4 (5.26%) Military
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (17.11%) C# Developer
5 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 9 (11.84%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.84%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Ruby Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Computer Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) HTML
2 30 (39.47%) .NET
3 23 (30.26%) HTML5
4 21 (27.63%) AngularJS
5 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (23.68%) Node.js
7 16 (21.05%) CSS
8 14 (18.42%) Theano
8 14 (18.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 10 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (11.84%) RESTful
11 8 (10.53%) React
12 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
12 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (9.21%) Backbone.js
12 7 (9.21%) LLVM
12 7 (9.21%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (7.89%) Flash
13 6 (7.89%) OpenCV
14 4 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
1 10 (13.16%) Online Games
1 10 (13.16%) Streaming Video
2 8 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (9.21%) Video on Demand
4 5 (6.58%) Animation
4 5 (6.58%) Learning Management System
4 5 (6.58%) SCORM
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) PlayStation
5 3 (3.95%) Xbox
6 2 (2.63%) Handset
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.32%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Android
3 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) Software Engineering
3 27 (35.53%) TDD
4 17 (22.37%) Mentoring
5 15 (19.74%) Open Source
6 14 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
6 14 (18.42%) Computer Vision
6 14 (18.42%) Deep Learning
6 14 (18.42%) Machine Learning
7 13 (17.11%) Performance Analysis
8 11 (14.47%) Game Development
8 11 (14.47%) MVC
9 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.84%) BDD
10 9 (11.84%) DRM
10 9 (11.84%) OO
11 8 (10.53%) Bayesian Methods
11 8 (10.53%) Game Theory
11 8 (10.53%) Line Management
11 8 (10.53%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) C#
2 35 (46.05%) JavaScript
3 33 (43.42%) Java
4 27 (35.53%) C++
4 27 (35.53%) Python
5 19 (25.00%) Scala
6 12 (15.79%) C
7 9 (11.84%) Ruby
8 8 (10.53%) Fortran
9 1 (1.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 14 (18.42%) PhD
3 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Sitecore
2 6 (7.89%) Adobe
3 5 (6.58%) Kenexa
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
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