The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 74 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.30% 0.90% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.26% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Average salary £35,000 £58,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.42% +46.87%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Game Development
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
551 637 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 83.99% 72.06% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 483 508 497
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Game Development
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Guildford

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 7 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Animation
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Physics
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (28.57%) Android Development
5 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) 3ds Max
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Flash
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Programmer
2 5 (71.43%) Games Programmer
3 3 (42.86%) Games Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) C++ Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Animation
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe