The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 131 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.046% - 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% - 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -12.50%
Game Development
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1800 2026 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.87% 82.69% 79.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 1630 1607
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Game Development
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 - -
Game Development
East of England

Game Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Magento Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
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%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Lua
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree