The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 191 173 190
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £33,750 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.40%
Game Development
North 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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3435 2984 3430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 80.30% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 2551 3058
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Game Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Manchester

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 9 (69.23%) Java
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) Servlets
4 9 (69.23%) SOAP
4 9 (69.23%) XML
4 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) Apache
4 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
4 9 (69.23%) WSDL
4 9 (69.23%) OLTP
4 9 (69.23%) RDBMS
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 9 (69.23%) Java EE
4 9 (69.23%) JSON
4 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
4 9 (69.23%) Physics
4 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (69.23%) Online Games
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) Maya
1 1 (7.69%) 3ds Max
1 1 (7.69%) ZBrush
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) OLTP
2 9 (69.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Integration Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Software Integration Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Games Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Servlets
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) WSDL
1 9 (69.23%) Java EE
1 9 (69.23%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) CryEngine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
1 9 (69.23%) Physics
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
1 9 (69.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
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