The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 57 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.19% 1.29% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.57% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% +17.77%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
427 383 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.80% 82.37% 71.32%
Number of salaries quoted 368 344 342
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Game Development
Merseyside

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Game Development
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Liverpool

Game Development
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) GIMP
1 1 (100.00%) Blender
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) GIMP
1 1 (100.00%) Blender
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling