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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - - 73
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
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
484 418 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.84% 88.37% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 386 362 471
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average 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 £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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