The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 95 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.51% 0.39% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.45% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Median salary £49,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +41.66%
Game Development
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
842 881 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.36% 84.96% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 625 723 624
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Game Development
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Cheltenham - 5 £49,000 -
Game Development
South West

Game Development
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Physics
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Junior
1 5 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Junior C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree