Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 88 134
Rank change year-on-year -35 +46 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 80 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.94% 3.52% 0.83%
As % of the General category 2.50% 11.58% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 17
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.89% - +23.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £33,000 £20,600
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £67,500
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 560 691 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 37.48% 30.43% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 440 531 697
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -3.41% +6.67% +3.13%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Gloucestershire

Games
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Games in Gloucestershire

Games
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Gloucestershire

Games
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +23 3 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Cheltenham +4 3 £23,500 -52.04% 1
Cirencester - 3 £32,500 -
Games
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE
5 5 (35.71%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (35.71%) GIAC
5 5 (35.71%) Samba
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) NFS
5 5 (35.71%) SNMP
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 5 (35.71%) CISSP
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) NetApp
5 5 (35.71%) Nagios
5 5 (35.71%) SSCP
5 5 (35.71%) Korn
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) FCoE
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) SNMP
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Redmine
2 2 (14.29%) XMLUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate
4 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (35.71%) Coaching
4 5 (35.71%) High Availability
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Game Development
6 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Korn
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
1 5 (35.71%) CompTIA Security+
1 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) GIAC
1 5 (35.71%) Linux+ Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Network+ Certification
1 5 (35.71%) SANS
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security+ Certification
1 5 (35.71%) SSCP
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) NFS
1 5 (35.71%) Samba
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (35.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
1 5 (35.71%) Nagios
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
1 5 (35.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) EMC
1 5 (35.71%) NetApp
1 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds
1 5 (35.71%) VMware