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 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
Games Development
Rank 59 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.18% - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £41,000 - £27,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
453 533 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.32% 83.94% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 378 478 413
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

Game Development
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 £41,000 - 2
Game Development
North West

Game Development
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Game Development also 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 that cited Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Game Development also 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 that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago