Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 112 101
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.65% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the General category 5.84% 1.79% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 6
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +47.24% +8.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £41,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £83,750 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 377 391 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 28.30% 29.38% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 279 304 355
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £52,778
South West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +6.02% +3.75%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Somerset

Games
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Games in Somerset

Games
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Somerset

Games
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 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
Portishead - 8 £47,500 -
Clevedon - 4 £45,000 -
Street +13 3 £42,500 -43.33%
Bath -10 2 £36,250 -9.38%
Taunton - 2 £22,000 -
Games
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (50.00%) BDD
3 11 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) MVC
5 9 (40.91%) WCF
5 9 (40.91%) Node.js
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (40.91%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (40.91%) Web Application Development
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (36.36%) Code First Entity Framework
6 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (36.36%) RESTful
6 8 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 8 (36.36%) Ruby
6 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) CRM
8 3 (13.64%) PHP

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
1 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (13.64%) IPv4
1 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) ATM
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) L2TP
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Codeception
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Online Betting
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) PHP Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Product Owner
5 1 (4.55%) Android Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (40.91%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (40.91%) Node.js
2 9 (40.91%) WCF
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (36.36%) Code First Entity Framework
3 8 (36.36%) Entity Framework
3 8 (36.36%) RESTful
3 8 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (13.64%) Behat
4 3 (13.64%) Kafka
4 3 (13.64%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (13.64%) Regular Expression
5 2 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.09%) CCTV
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) BBC
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Product Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) SIEM
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) B2B
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) PHP 7
4 3 (13.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Cacti
1 3 (13.64%) Nagios
1 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Google