Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 96 134
Rank change year-on-year -7 +38 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 61 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.19% 2.85% 0.50%
As % of the General category 3.94% 8.65% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 6
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £27,625 £32,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +12.50%

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 431 705 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.18% 32.96% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 365 548 565
Gloucestershire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £70,000 £69,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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
Cheltenham +15 7 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Cirencester -16 1 £42,500 +21.43%
Games
South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (52.94%) Ansible
4 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
4 9 (52.94%) Coaching
4 9 (52.94%) FCoE
4 9 (52.94%) High Availability
4 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
4 9 (52.94%) Puppet
4 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (52.94%) Redmine
4 9 (52.94%) User Stories
4 9 (52.94%) SANS
4 9 (52.94%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (52.94%) vCenter Server
4 9 (52.94%) VMware NSX
4 9 (52.94%) Network+ Certification
4 9 (52.94%) Linux+ Certification
4 9 (52.94%) GIAC
4 9 (52.94%) Samba
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) Korn
4 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) SolarWinds
4 9 (52.94%) C
4 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) FCoE
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
1 9 (52.94%) SNMP
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
1 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
1 9 (52.94%) Redmine
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Platform Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Windows Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate
4 2 (11.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (52.94%) Coaching
4 9 (52.94%) High Availability
4 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
4 9 (52.94%) User Stories
5 7 (41.18%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) CQRS
6 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (17.65%) Game Development
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) SEO
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
1 9 (52.94%) C
1 9 (52.94%) Korn
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNA
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
1 9 (52.94%) CompTIA Security+
1 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) GIAC
1 9 (52.94%) Linux+ Certification
1 9 (52.94%) MCSE
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (52.94%) Network+ Certification
1 9 (52.94%) SANS
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) SSCP
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) NFS
1 9 (52.94%) Samba
1 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (52.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Ansible
1 9 (52.94%) Nagios
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
1 9 (52.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) EMC
1 9 (52.94%) NetApp
1 9 (52.94%) SolarWinds
1 9 (52.94%) VMware