The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 57 71
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.01% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +37.09%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 434 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.88% 87.68% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 276 309 513
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,052 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Game Development
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Merseyside