The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 264 272 258
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.041% 0.063% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.080% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
Average salary £45,000 £24,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.56% -65.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £41,800 £93,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5813 6218 6455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.06% 78.71% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 5094 5519
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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
Suffolk - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Game Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) iDTV
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Online Games
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) QML
3 1 (33.33%) OpenCL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iDTV
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) GLSL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe