The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - 78 68
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Game Development
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
584 610 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.97% 85.79% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 454 509 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Game Development
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Dorset