The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Games Developer
Cambridgeshire

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Games Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Games Developer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Xbox
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Physics
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Lua
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) DirectX
3 4 (57.14%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
4 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (28.57%) C
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) WebKit
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) DirectX
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) WebKit
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Xbox
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Physics
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
1 4 (57.14%) OOP
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Lua
3 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree