Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 103 128
Rank change year-on-year -27 +25 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 75 79 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.96% 2.49% 2.03%
As % of the General category 5.51% 6.51% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73 73 75
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% +42.86%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £56,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.51% +1.76% +6.25%

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 1362 1214 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 35.55% 38.25% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 1009 1343
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +6.02% +3.75%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 40 (53.33%) HTML
2 39 (52.00%) TDD
3 37 (49.33%) C#
4 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (46.67%) HTML5
6 34 (45.33%) .NET
6 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
7 33 (44.00%) Node.js
8 30 (40.00%) Finance
9 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET
10 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
11 21 (28.00%) CSS
12 20 (26.67%) CMS
12 20 (26.67%) AngularJS
13 19 (25.33%) MVC
14 18 (24.00%) Electronics
14 18 (24.00%) C++
14 18 (24.00%) Python
14 18 (24.00%) Retail
14 18 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
15 17 (22.67%) Mentoring
16 16 (21.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 16 (21.33%) MongoDB
16 16 (21.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (21.33%) Web Development
16 16 (21.33%) Online Games
16 16 (21.33%) Online Betting
16 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
17 15 (20.00%) Visual Studio
17 15 (20.00%) Telecoms

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 20 (26.67%) CMS
2 11 (14.67%) DNN
3 5 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 15 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.67%) Houdini
2 2 (2.67%) Maya
2 2 (2.67%) NUKE
2 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Google Play
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.67%) npm
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) LAN
1 2 (2.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) MongoDB
3 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.67%) webpack
4 5 (6.67%) NuGet
4 5 (6.67%) NUnit
4 5 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (4.00%) gulp
6 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.33%) Calabash
6 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) MonkeyTalk
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Electronics
2 18 (24.00%) Retail
3 16 (21.33%) Online Betting
4 15 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 15 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (18.67%) Manufacturing
5 14 (18.67%) Marketing
6 5 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (81.33%) Developer
2 29 (38.67%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Multimedia Developer
4 13 (17.33%) Digital Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Computer Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.33%) C++ Developer
9 4 (5.33%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (5.33%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Graduate
10 3 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Junior
11 2 (2.67%) Agile Project Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Computer Vision Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (53.33%) HTML
2 35 (46.67%) HTML5
3 34 (45.33%) .NET
4 33 (44.00%) Node.js
5 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET
6 21 (28.00%) CSS
7 20 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 16 (21.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (21.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 15 (20.00%) Flash
10 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 13 (17.33%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (17.33%) Ninject
10 13 (17.33%) WCF
11 11 (14.67%) OpenCV
11 11 (14.67%) Theano
12 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (6.67%) Redux
12 5 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Online Games
2 15 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 15 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 13 (17.33%) iPhone
4 11 (14.67%) Robotics
5 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.33%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Animation
7 1 (1.33%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Android
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) CentOS
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) TDD
2 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) MVC
4 18 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (22.67%) Mentoring
6 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
6 16 (21.33%) Web Development
7 15 (20.00%) Content Management
7 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (18.67%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (18.67%) Programme Management
9 13 (17.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (17.33%) Web Application Development
10 11 (14.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (14.67%) Computer Vision
10 11 (14.67%) Deep Learning
10 11 (14.67%) Machine Learning
10 11 (14.67%) Neural Network
10 11 (14.67%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) C#
2 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.00%) C++
3 18 (24.00%) Python
4 13 (17.33%) Java
5 11 (14.67%) Scala
6 5 (6.67%) SQL
6 5 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.00%) ES6
8 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) PhD
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) Firmware
1 2 (2.67%) NFS
1 2 (2.67%) Samba
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Adobe
2 14 (18.67%) SAP
3 13 (17.33%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin