The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 51 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 5 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.16% - 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% - 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £32,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Game Development
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
371 510 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.28% 87.78% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 269 445 267
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) C

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree