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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 74 71
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.16% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the General category 5.00% 0.96% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Median salary £50,000 £58,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +95.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 160 208 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 23.12% 32.10% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 105 161 165
Median salary £42,500 £39,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% +20.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,572 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Clevedon - 6 £35,750 -
Bath - 2 £60,000 -
Games
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (41.67%) Product Management
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) Advertising
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) 3ds Max
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) People Management

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 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 4 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Product Owner
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Product Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Product Management
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware