The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 853 813 828
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 40 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.048% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.051% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 48
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £29,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Games Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Games Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in England

Games Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Games Developer Salary Histogram in England

Games Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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
London -6 22 £48,750 -9.30% 3
North West +2 9 £35,000 +12.00%
Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
South East -16 2 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -14 1 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Games
2 42 (62.69%) HTML
3 41 (61.19%) HTML5
4 33 (49.25%) Game Development
5 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
6 26 (38.81%) Mobile Games
7 22 (32.84%) Degree
8 21 (31.34%) Java
9 19 (28.36%) C++
9 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (26.87%) CSS
11 17 (25.37%) Android
12 16 (23.88%) Apple iOS
12 16 (23.88%) Node.js
13 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
13 14 (20.90%) C#
13 14 (20.90%) ActionScript
14 13 (19.40%) OO
14 13 (19.40%) Flash
14 13 (19.40%) TDD
14 13 (19.40%) Web Development
14 13 (19.40%) CSS3
14 13 (19.40%) HTML5 Canvas
15 12 (17.91%) Online Games
15 12 (17.91%) ActionScript 3.0
16 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
16 11 (16.42%) Web Services
17 10 (14.93%) Animation
18 9 (13.43%) RESTful
18 9 (13.43%) WebSockets

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (23.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Maya
1 1 (1.49%) 3ds Max
1 1 (1.49%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.99%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.43%) Mocha
2 9 (13.43%) Jasmine
2 9 (13.43%) Grunt
2 9 (13.43%) Bower
3 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.49%) Hudson
5 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.49%) Redmine
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (62.69%) HTML
2 41 (61.19%) HTML5
3 18 (26.87%) CSS
4 13 (19.40%) Flash
4 13 (19.40%) HTML5 Canvas
4 13 (19.40%) CSS3
5 11 (16.42%) Web Services
6 9 (13.43%) WebSockets
6 9 (13.43%) WebKit
6 9 (13.43%) Backbone.js
6 9 (13.43%) Sass
6 9 (13.43%) LESS
6 9 (13.43%) RESTful
7 8 (11.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (8.96%) WebGL
9 3 (4.48%) XML
9 3 (4.48%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.99%) J2SE
11 1 (1.49%) J2EE
11 1 (1.49%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Mobile Games
2 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
3 12 (17.91%) Online Games
4 10 (14.93%) Animation
5 9 (13.43%) Mobile App
5 9 (13.43%) iPad
6 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
7 5 (7.46%) Flash Games
8 2 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.49%) iPhone
9 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.49%) Open Source
9 1 (1.49%) Social Gaming
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.49%) Xbox
9 1 (1.49%) User Experience
9 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Android
2 16 (23.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Game Development
2 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.40%) TDD
3 13 (19.40%) OO
3 13 (19.40%) Web Development
4 9 (13.43%) OOP
5 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.96%) Scrum
7 4 (5.97%) Time Management
7 4 (5.97%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (4.48%) Android Development
9 2 (2.99%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.49%) Automation Testing
10 1 (1.49%) Dependency Management
10 1 (1.49%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (1.49%) Kanban
10 1 (1.49%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (1.49%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
2 21 (31.34%) Java
3 19 (28.36%) C++
4 14 (20.90%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) ActionScript
5 12 (17.91%) ActionScript 3.0
6 9 (13.43%) Objective-C
6 9 (13.43%) Lua
7 7 (10.45%) Python
8 4 (5.97%) C
9 2 (2.99%) SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Scala
9 2 (2.99%) R
9 2 (2.99%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Twitter
2 1 (1.49%) Sony
2 1 (1.49%) Facebook
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