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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 99 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
860 630 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 85.49% 76.46% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 712 517 550
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cirencester - 1 £40,000 -
Game Development
South West

Game Development
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Game Development also 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 that cited Game Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Social Network
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Animation
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Game Development also 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 that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Games Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Games Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Artist
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
1 3 (60.00%) Social Network
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++