The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 278 263 279
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.035% 0.058% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.077% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £24,250 £70,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-65.35% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £32,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £93,750 £74,150
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -24.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6700 6499 6826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 75.80% 73.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 5595 5669
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Game Development
England

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Game Development
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Game Development Salary Trend in the East of England

Game Development
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 2 £28,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £20,000 -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 8 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Animation
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) 3ds Max
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Remedy
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (25.00%) 3ds Max
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Animation
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy