Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 94 119
Rank change year-on-year -26 +25 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 61 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.23% 2.88% 1.55%
As % of the General category 3.21% 8.89% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 29
Gloucestershire median annual salary £32,500 £49,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.67% -14.78% +57.53%
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,950 £27,400
90th Percentile £50,625 £55,000 £68,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +13.33%

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 624 686 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 38.42% 32.36% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 486 485 712
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Cirencester - 9 £32,500 -
Gloucester +15 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Cheltenham 0 1 £35,000 -28.57%
Games
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) C
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) Web Development
6 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) XMLUnit
7 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (25.00%) LAMP
7 5 (25.00%) PHP
7 5 (25.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
8 4 (20.00%) Electronics
8 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
8 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (20.00%) Android

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) FCoE
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) SNMP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) XMLUnit
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Redmine
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Research Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Junior
5 3 (15.00%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) UI Designer
5 3 (15.00%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (15.00%) UX Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) Ajax
2 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 5 (25.00%) LAMP
3 5 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Blog
4 3 (15.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (5.00%) EPoS
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Android
3 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
6 4 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
8 2 (10.00%) Coaching
8 2 (10.00%) High Availability
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) User Stories
9 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (5.00%) MVC
9 1 (5.00%) TDD
9 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) GIAC
2 2 (10.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SANS
2 2 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SSCP
3 1 (5.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
1 2 (10.00%) Samba
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) NetApp
2 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) RedGate