The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 171 175 187
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.059% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 10
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Games Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3307 3153 3794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.55% 96.42% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2849 2582 3100
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Games Developer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 1 £28,500 -
Games Developer
North West

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Games Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) CreateJS
2 2 (66.67%) Spine.js
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Animation
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) WebGL
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce

Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CreateJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5 Canvas
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Spine.js
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WebGL
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
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