The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 188 176 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.054% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.057% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +36.36%
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
3949 3512 3690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.36% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3349 3034 3278
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Games Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) WebGL
3 6 (42.86%) GLSL
3 6 (42.86%) Xbox
3 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (42.86%) Android
3 6 (42.86%) iPhone
3 6 (42.86%) Qt
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Mobile Games
3 6 (42.86%) OpenGL
3 6 (42.86%) Sony
3 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Animation
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) CSS

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) WebGL
2 6 (42.86%) Qt
2 6 (42.86%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (42.86%) Xbox
2 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) iPhone
2 6 (42.86%) Mobile Games
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) 3D Animation
2 1 (7.14%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) GLSL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Sony
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £22k - 35k per year
Posted: 25 days ago