The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 184 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £25,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.48%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3797 3926 3621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 95.48% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3153 3388 3272
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Games Developer
North West

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Games Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (71.43%) 3D Animation
3 5 (71.43%) Time Management
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Animation
3 5 (71.43%) Lua
3 5 (71.43%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) WebGL
4 1 (14.29%) GLSL
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (14.29%) Xbox
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Sony
4 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
4 1 (14.29%) Flash

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) WebGL
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (71.43%) Animation
3 1 (14.29%) Xbox
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) 3D Animation
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Lua
3 1 (14.29%) GLSL
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sony
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