The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.99% 1.34% 1.06%
As % of the General category 2.53% 3.02% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Median salary £39,250 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.73% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £57,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 158 265 209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 39.21% 44.39% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 132 237 162
Median salary £45,000 £46,150 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.49% +0.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Games
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Games in Swindon

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

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Game Development
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) iPhone
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (10.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Game Development
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA