The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West / Devon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 41 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 12 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.13% 3.67% 11.41%
As % of the General category 7.53% 11.32% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 4
Median salary £23,500 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.56% -28.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,000 £32,823
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 Devon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 93 106 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 28.27% 32.42% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 78 100 92
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,527 £26,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

Games
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Devon.

Salary trend for Games in Devon

Games
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Devon over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Devon

Games
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +3 6 £23,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £30,000 -
Games
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Devon region with a requirement for Games.

1 15 (55.56%) Linux
1 15 (55.56%) Mac OS X
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) Time Management
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (29.63%) BDD
6 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (29.63%) Ruby
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) MVC
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) .NET
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) C#
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
7 7 (25.93%) Wireless
7 7 (25.93%) SAN
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
7 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.93%) WCF
7 7 (25.93%) RESTful

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 2 (7.41%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.41%) InDesign
2 2 (7.41%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
1 7 (25.93%) Wireless
2 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Administrator
1 12 (44.44%) IT Administrator
1 12 (44.44%) IT Systems Administrator
1 12 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (40.74%) Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Active Directory Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Graduate
4 5 (18.52%) Graduate Systems Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) IT Graduate
5 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.11%) UI Designer
5 3 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (11.11%) UX Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) AngularJS
2 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (25.93%) Code First Entity Framework
4 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
4 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (25.93%) Node.js
4 7 (25.93%) RESTful
4 7 (25.93%) WCF
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) D3.js
7 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
1 15 (55.56%) Mac OS X
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Time Management
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) BDD
3 8 (29.63%) MVC
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (11.11%) Infographics
5 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Content Development
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Typography
6 2 (7.41%) Usability Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Lua
3 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe