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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 793 823 876
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +53
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 71 111 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.13% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 56 89 82
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.33% -6.25%
Game Development
UK

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
74022 87052 91292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.06% 87.52% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61537 72688 75688
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 23 £46,250 -11.90% 1
West Midlands -16 19 £23,500 -32.85% 7
South East +74 10 £42,500 +41.66% 3
North West - 10 £30,000 - 4
South West +16 6 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +16 1 £37,500 -16.66%
North East - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Games
2 59 (37.34%) Apple iOS
3 58 (36.71%) Android
4 52 (32.91%) JavaScript
5 43 (27.22%) Degree
6 38 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (23.42%) C++
8 35 (22.15%) HTML
9 34 (21.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 32 (20.25%) QA
11 30 (18.99%) Java
11 30 (18.99%) Linux
12 29 (18.35%) C#
13 28 (17.72%) SQL
14 26 (16.46%) Mobile Games
14 26 (16.46%) HTML5
14 26 (16.46%) iOS Development
14 26 (16.46%) Mobile App
15 25 (15.82%) Computer Science
16 23 (14.56%) Web Development
16 23 (14.56%) Python
16 23 (14.56%) AngularJS
17 22 (13.92%) OOP
17 22 (13.92%) CSS
17 22 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (13.29%) PHP
18 21 (13.29%) Android Development
19 20 (12.66%) Mobile Development
20 19 (12.03%) jQuery
20 19 (12.03%) Git (software)

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 6 (3.80%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.80%) CMS
2 5 (3.16%) Apache
2 5 (3.16%) WordPress
3 2 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.90%) Maya
3 2 (1.27%) 3ds Max
3 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) Mudbox
3 2 (1.27%) ZBrush
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.16%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.53%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (2.53%) GitHub
4 3 (1.90%) iTunes
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.23%) MySQL
3 9 (5.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (5.70%) Looker
4 7 (4.43%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.80%) Spark SQL
6 5 (3.16%) BigQuery
7 4 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (12.03%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.76%) JIRA
3 10 (6.33%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.70%) Subversion
5 8 (5.06%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.43%) Maven
7 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.16%) MSBuild
8 5 (3.16%) NuGet
8 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.53%) webpack
10 3 (1.90%) Babel
10 3 (1.90%) Mocha
10 3 (1.90%) Xcode
11 2 (1.27%) GCC
11 2 (1.27%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.27%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.27%) Selenium
11 2 (1.27%) TestRail
General
1 158 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (4.43%) Advertising
2 7 (4.43%) Marketing
3 5 (3.16%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) Back Office
4 2 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 80 (50.63%) Developer
2 28 (17.72%) Games Developer
3 21 (13.29%) Junior
4 18 (11.39%) Graduate
5 12 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (7.59%) Games Tester
5 12 (7.59%) Graduate Tester
5 12 (7.59%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Tester
6 10 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.33%) iOS Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Java Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Junior Games Tester
6 10 (6.33%) Junior QA Tester
6 10 (6.33%) Junior Tester
6 10 (6.33%) QA Tester
7 9 (5.70%) Analyst
7 9 (5.70%) C++ Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.15%) HTML
2 34 (21.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 26 (16.46%) HTML5
4 23 (14.56%) AngularJS
5 22 (13.92%) CSS
6 19 (12.03%) jQuery
7 18 (11.39%) CSS3
7 18 (11.39%) Web Services
8 17 (10.76%) React
9 16 (10.13%) JSON
9 16 (10.13%) Sass
10 15 (9.49%) LESS
10 15 (9.49%) REST
11 11 (6.96%) XML
12 10 (6.33%) iOS SDK
12 10 (6.33%) OpenGL
13 9 (5.70%) J2EE
14 7 (4.43%) Java EE
14 7 (4.43%) Servlets
14 7 (4.43%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) Mobile App
1 26 (16.46%) Mobile Games
2 25 (15.82%) Computer Science
3 16 (10.13%) Visualisation
4 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.23%) Social Media
6 12 (7.59%) Animation
7 11 (6.96%) Online Games
7 11 (6.96%) Xbox
8 9 (5.70%) Graphic Design
9 7 (4.43%) Client/Server
10 6 (3.80%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (3.80%) Algorithms
10 6 (3.80%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.53%) Physics
11 4 (2.53%) Replication
11 4 (2.53%) User Experience
12 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.27%) Handset
13 2 (1.27%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.34%) Apple iOS
2 58 (36.71%) Android
3 30 (18.99%) Linux
4 10 (6.33%) Windows
5 4 (2.53%) Unix
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.46%) iOS Development
3 23 (14.56%) Web Development
4 22 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (13.92%) OOP
5 21 (13.29%) Android Development
6 20 (12.66%) Mobile Development
7 18 (11.39%) OO
8 16 (10.13%) Front End Development
9 15 (9.49%) Scrum
10 13 (8.23%) Analytics
10 13 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (8.23%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.96%) Automation Testing
11 11 (6.96%) Kanban
11 11 (6.96%) Multithreading
11 11 (6.96%) Project Management
12 10 (6.33%) Defect Tracking
12 10 (6.33%) TDD
13 9 (5.70%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.91%) JavaScript
2 37 (23.42%) C++
3 30 (18.99%) Java
4 29 (18.35%) C#
5 28 (17.72%) SQL
6 23 (14.56%) Python
7 21 (13.29%) PHP
8 10 (6.33%) C
9 8 (5.06%) Objective-C
9 8 (5.06%) Perl
10 5 (3.16%) ECMAScript
10 5 (3.16%) Scala
11 4 (2.53%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.53%) Go
11 4 (2.53%) PHP 5
11 4 (2.53%) Ruby
12 3 (1.90%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.90%) R
12 3 (1.90%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (27.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) ISEB
2 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.63%) MBA
3 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (8.86%) Tableau
2 9 (5.70%) MicroStrategy
2 9 (5.70%) Netezza
2 9 (5.70%) Vertica
3 8 (5.06%) Perforce
4 6 (3.80%) Adobe
4 6 (3.80%) Facebook
5 5 (3.16%) Google
5 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.53%) Apple
6 4 (2.53%) PayPal
7 2 (1.27%) Intel
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
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