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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 160 177 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.065% 0.055% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.065% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
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
2547 3056 2244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.16% 84.63% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2059 2453 1948
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Games Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Games Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Games Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C++ Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++