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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 178 170 174
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.11% 0.031% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.040% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Game Development
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3061 2498 2621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.09% 76.46% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 2062 2245
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Game Development
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Game Development Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Game Development
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire - 4 £22,500 -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 4 (80.00%) OpenGL
2 4 (80.00%) DirectX
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) XML

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Graduate
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) OpenGL
1 4 (80.00%) DirectX
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe