Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 81 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.74% 0.84% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.72% 1.93% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 7
Swindon median annual salary £33,750 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.30% +15.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £21,500 £35,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £44,225 £59,750 £65,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £32,500 £57,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -43.48% +91.67% -14.29%

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 348 467 462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 43.18% 43.64% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 289 372 393
Swindon median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,245
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% -0.54% +0.54%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,325 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £70,000 £64,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -6.11% +2.27% +3.53%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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

Games
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Context-Driven Testing

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 2 (33.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Trainee
3 1 (16.67%) Trainee Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Trainee Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
3 1 (16.67%) Context-Driven Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA