The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Games Development
UK / England
Rank 760 837 865
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +28
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 72 91 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.095% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 56 84 62
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69329 84814 86424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.86% 88.38% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57376 71122 71288
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Game Development
Salary Trend in England

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

Game Development Salary Trend in England

Game Development
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Game Development Salary Histogram in England

Game Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +67 16 £35,000 +37.25% 3
North West - 14 £35,750 - 2
London +51 13 £36,875 -29.76% 3
East of England +39 11 £37,500 -
West Midlands +27 9 £35,000 -22.22% 10
South West +9 9 £35,000 -22.22%
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 147 (100.00%) Games
2 76 (51.70%) Degree
3 51 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 50 (34.01%) C++
5 46 (31.29%) Computer Science
6 43 (29.25%) HTML
6 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (24.49%) Software Engineering
8 34 (23.13%) Web Development
8 34 (23.13%) AngularJS
9 33 (22.45%) PHP
9 33 (22.45%) CSS
10 31 (21.09%) Apple iOS
11 30 (20.41%) Java
11 30 (20.41%) C#
11 30 (20.41%) Linux
11 30 (20.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 29 (19.73%) Git (software)
13 28 (19.05%) Python
14 27 (18.37%) SQL
14 27 (18.37%) Android
15 25 (17.01%) QA
15 25 (17.01%) Windows
16 23 (15.65%) Mobile App
17 22 (14.97%) Web Services
17 22 (14.97%) Mobile Games
17 22 (14.97%) Front End Development
18 21 (14.29%) OO
18 21 (14.29%) HTML5
19 19 (12.93%) JIRA

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.12%) WordPress
2 2 (1.36%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.36%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Maya
2 2 (1.36%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.68%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) Google App Engine
1 9 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) HTTP
2 2 (1.36%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.12%) BigQuery
3 5 (3.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.72%) MySQL
5 3 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.36%) Looker
6 2 (1.36%) Spark SQL
7 1 (0.68%) Redis
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.93%) JIRA
3 8 (5.44%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.44%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.08%) GCC
4 6 (4.08%) Subversion
5 5 (3.40%) MSBuild
5 5 (3.40%) NuGet
5 5 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.72%) Mocha
7 2 (1.36%) Bower
7 2 (1.36%) Grunt
7 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.36%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.36%) Selenium
7 2 (1.36%) webpack
8 1 (0.68%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 147 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (6.12%) Legal
3 6 (4.08%) Marketing
4 4 (2.72%) Advertising
5 3 (2.04%) Automotive
5 3 (2.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.36%) Finance
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (46.94%) Developer
2 33 (22.45%) Junior
3 22 (14.97%) Software Engineer
4 16 (10.88%) Graduate
5 15 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (9.52%) Games Developer
6 14 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (8.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (8.84%) Java Engineer
7 13 (8.84%) Web Developer
8 11 (7.48%) HTML CSS Developer
8 11 (7.48%) HTML Developer
8 11 (7.48%) iOS Developer
8 11 (7.48%) Junior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) Games Tester
9 10 (6.80%) Graduate Tester
9 10 (6.80%) Junior Games Tester
9 10 (6.80%) Junior QA Tester
9 10 (6.80%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.25%) HTML
2 34 (23.13%) AngularJS
3 33 (22.45%) CSS
4 30 (20.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 22 (14.97%) Web Services
6 21 (14.29%) HTML5
7 19 (12.93%) OpenGL
8 18 (12.24%) CSS3
9 16 (10.88%) jQuery
10 14 (9.52%) Sass
11 13 (8.84%) Node.js
12 12 (8.16%) DirectX
12 12 (8.16%) LESS
12 12 (8.16%) React
13 11 (7.48%) J2EE
13 11 (7.48%) OAuth
13 11 (7.48%) Servlets
14 10 (6.80%) REST
15 9 (6.12%) JSON
16 6 (4.08%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (31.29%) Computer Science
2 23 (15.65%) Mobile App
3 22 (14.97%) Mobile Games
4 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.16%) Xbox
5 9 (6.12%) Animation
6 8 (5.44%) Fintech
7 6 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.72%) PlayStation
9 3 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.04%) Graphic Design
9 3 (2.04%) Online Games
9 3 (2.04%) User Experience
10 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.36%) Kinect
10 2 (1.36%) Oculus Rift
10 2 (1.36%) Social Gaming
10 2 (1.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.09%) Apple iOS
2 30 (20.41%) Linux
3 27 (18.37%) Android
4 25 (17.01%) Windows
5 8 (5.44%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.04%) Unix
7 1 (0.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.49%) Software Engineering
3 34 (23.13%) Web Development
4 22 (14.97%) Front End Development
5 21 (14.29%) OO
6 18 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.56%) iOS Development
7 17 (11.56%) Mathematics
8 14 (9.52%) DevOps
8 14 (9.52%) OOP
8 14 (9.52%) Scrum
9 13 (8.84%) Visualisation
10 12 (8.16%) MVC
11 11 (7.48%) Load Testing
11 11 (7.48%) Mobile Development
12 10 (6.80%) Android Development
12 10 (6.80%) Defect Tracking
12 10 (6.80%) Kanban
12 10 (6.80%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 50 (34.01%) C++
3 33 (22.45%) PHP
4 30 (20.41%) C#
4 30 (20.41%) Java
5 28 (19.05%) Python
6 27 (18.37%) SQL
7 10 (6.80%) Perl
8 9 (6.12%) Objective-C
9 8 (5.44%) Apple Swift
10 7 (4.76%) C
11 5 (3.40%) Ruby
11 5 (3.40%) Scala
12 4 (2.72%) ES6
13 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.68%) Go
14 1 (0.68%) Lua
14 1 (0.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 76 (51.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
1 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Kibana
1 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (8.16%) Perforce
2 11 (7.48%) Tableau
3 9 (6.12%) Google
4 8 (5.44%) Apple
5 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.72%) Facebook
7 3 (2.04%) Adobe
8 2 (1.36%) Intel
8 2 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.36%) Netezza
8 2 (1.36%) Samsung
8 2 (1.36%) Vertica
9 1 (0.68%) VMware
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: £Excellent + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Speech Link Multimedia Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 16 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago