The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.072% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -12.50%
Game Development
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1180 1542 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.83% 83.90% 79.40%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1204 1149
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Game Development
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Cambridge region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Cambridge

Game Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) DirectX

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree