Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 130 114
Rank change year-on-year -35 -16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 27 65 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 1.74% 2.12%
As % of the General category 2.13% 5.02% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 46 68
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £30,875 £35,000 £29,625
90th Percentile £56,875 £70,000 £52,900
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -8.24%

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 1,269 1,294 1,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.81% 34.65% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1,054 1,006
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £28,375
90th Percentile £71,000 £68,375 £72,500
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 20 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
1 14 (51.85%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Finance
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 9 (33.33%) Electronics
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) QA
7 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (22.22%) User Experience
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) Docker
8 5 (18.52%) DevOps
8 5 (18.52%) Line Management
8 5 (18.52%) Digital Media
8 5 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
8 5 (18.52%) Ruby
8 5 (18.52%) Marketing
8 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture

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 4 (14.81%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (3.70%) InDesign
2 1 (3.70%) InVision
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
1 2 (7.41%) IPv4
1 2 (7.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.11%) Power BI
3 2 (7.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
3 3 (11.11%) Buildbot
3 3 (11.11%) Chocolatey
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Trac
3 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Electronics
3 5 (18.52%) Legal
3 5 (18.52%) Marketing
4 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
1 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
2 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
1 9 (33.33%) HTML5
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) CSS3
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) Laravel
3 4 (14.81%) Sass
3 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.41%) React
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.70%) DirectX
6 1 (3.70%) OpenCV
6 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Digital Media
2 5 (18.52%) Digital TV
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.70%) CUDA
4 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps
6 5 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (18.52%) Line Management
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 5 (18.52%) Web Development
7 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
1 14 (51.85%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) KVM
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (11.11%) Tableau
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Perforce
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Alteryx
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Facebook
5 1 (3.70%) Instagram