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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Games Development
UK / England
Rank 772 815 854
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +39
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 68 92 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.100% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.11% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 47 81 64
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%

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
69486 81091 83390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.73% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57715 68186 69254
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
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 24 January 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 24 January 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
London +24 16 £32,500 -40.90% 2
North West - 16 £31,500 -
South East +66 15 £42,500 +123.68% 1
East of England - 7 £37,500 - 3
South West +3 6 £35,000 -17.64% 3
West Midlands -17 6 £37,250 +6.42% 6
Yorkshire +19 1 £37,500 -16.66%
North East - 1 - -
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Games
2 66 (42.04%) Degree
3 48 (30.57%) Apple iOS
3 48 (30.57%) C++
3 48 (30.57%) JavaScript
4 45 (28.66%) Android
5 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (24.20%) Computer Science
7 33 (21.02%) HTML
8 31 (19.75%) AngularJS
9 30 (19.11%) SQL
10 29 (18.47%) QA
10 29 (18.47%) Web Development
10 29 (18.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 27 (17.20%) Java
11 27 (17.20%) Python
12 26 (16.56%) C#
12 26 (16.56%) PHP
12 26 (16.56%) CSS
12 26 (16.56%) Git (software)
12 26 (16.56%) Mobile App
13 25 (15.92%) Web Services
13 25 (15.92%) Linux
13 25 (15.92%) Software Engineering
13 25 (15.92%) Mobile Games
14 22 (14.01%) OO
15 21 (13.38%) HTML5
16 20 (12.74%) iOS Development
17 19 (12.10%) Front End Development
17 19 (12.10%) 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 (5.73%) WordPress
2 5 (3.18%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
3 2 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Maya
2 2 (1.27%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Mudbox
2 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.27%) ZBrush
3 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.64%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Google App Engine
1 9 (5.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.91%) iTunes
4 2 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) DNS
2 1 (0.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.55%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.73%) BigQuery
3 7 (4.46%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (4.46%) Looker
3 7 (4.46%) MySQL
4 5 (3.18%) Spark SQL
5 4 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (16.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.10%) JIRA
3 10 (6.37%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.10%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.82%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.82%) Subversion
6 5 (3.18%) Mocha
6 5 (3.18%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.18%) NuGet
6 5 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.55%) Selenium
8 3 (1.91%) GCC
8 3 (1.91%) webpack
8 3 (1.91%) Xcode
9 2 (1.27%) Bower
9 2 (1.27%) Grunt
9 2 (1.27%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.27%) Maven
9 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.64%) CppUnit
General
1 157 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (6.37%) Marketing
3 9 (5.73%) Legal
4 7 (4.46%) Advertising
5 2 (1.27%) Automotive
5 2 (1.27%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) Finance
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (46.50%) Developer
2 29 (18.47%) Junior
3 19 (12.10%) Games Developer
4 16 (10.19%) Graduate
4 16 (10.19%) Software Engineer
5 14 (8.92%) iOS Developer
6 13 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (8.28%) Java Engineer
6 13 (8.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (7.64%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Games Tester
8 10 (6.37%) Graduate Tester
8 10 (6.37%) Junior Games Tester
8 10 (6.37%) Junior QA Tester
8 10 (6.37%) Junior Tester
8 10 (6.37%) QA Tester
8 10 (6.37%) Release Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Tester
9 8 (5.10%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.02%) HTML
2 31 (19.75%) AngularJS
3 29 (18.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 26 (16.56%) CSS
5 25 (15.92%) Web Services
6 21 (13.38%) HTML5
7 17 (10.83%) CSS3
8 16 (10.19%) OpenGL
9 15 (9.55%) jQuery
10 14 (8.92%) Sass
11 13 (8.28%) JSON
11 13 (8.28%) React
12 12 (7.64%) J2EE
12 12 (7.64%) REST
13 11 (7.01%) DirectX
13 11 (7.01%) LESS
13 11 (7.01%) OAuth
13 11 (7.01%) Servlets
14 10 (6.37%) Node.js
15 9 (5.73%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.20%) Computer Science
2 26 (16.56%) Mobile App
3 25 (15.92%) Mobile Games
4 18 (11.46%) Visualisation
5 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (8.92%) Xbox
7 12 (7.64%) Mathematics
8 11 (7.01%) Animation
9 9 (5.73%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (5.73%) Graphic Design
10 8 (5.10%) Physics
10 8 (5.10%) Social Media
11 5 (3.18%) Client/Server
11 5 (3.18%) Fintech
12 4 (2.55%) Online Games
13 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.91%) User Experience
14 2 (1.27%) Handset
14 2 (1.27%) PlayStation
14 2 (1.27%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.57%) Apple iOS
2 45 (28.66%) Android
3 25 (15.92%) Linux
4 18 (11.46%) Windows
5 6 (3.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.91%) Unix
7 1 (0.64%) CentOS
7 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.47%) Web Development
3 25 (15.92%) Software Engineering
4 22 (14.01%) OO
5 20 (12.74%) iOS Development
6 19 (12.10%) Front End Development
6 19 (12.10%) OOP
7 18 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.92%) Scrum
10 13 (8.28%) DevOps
11 12 (7.64%) Analytics
11 12 (7.64%) MVC
12 11 (7.01%) Android Development
12 11 (7.01%) Load Testing
12 11 (7.01%) Mobile Development
13 10 (6.37%) Defect Tracking
13 10 (6.37%) Kanban
14 9 (5.73%) Automation Testing
14 9 (5.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.57%) C++
1 48 (30.57%) JavaScript
2 30 (19.11%) SQL
3 27 (17.20%) Java
3 27 (17.20%) Python
4 26 (16.56%) C#
4 26 (16.56%) PHP
5 10 (6.37%) C
5 10 (6.37%) Perl
6 9 (5.73%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.10%) Apple Swift
8 5 (3.18%) ES6
9 4 (2.55%) Ruby
9 4 (2.55%) Scala
10 3 (1.91%) Go
10 3 (1.91%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.91%) VC++
11 2 (1.27%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.27%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 66 (42.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Docker
1 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (10.19%) Tableau
2 12 (7.64%) Perforce
3 9 (5.73%) Google
4 8 (5.10%) Apple
5 7 (4.46%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (4.46%) Netezza
5 7 (4.46%) Vertica
6 6 (3.82%) Adobe
7 5 (3.18%) Facebook
7 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.27%) Intel
9 1 (0.64%) PayPal
9 1 (0.64%) VMware
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