The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 256 236
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.017% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
Game Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4897 6053 5538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.43% 85.65% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4054 5134 4633
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Game Development
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Game Development Salary Trend in the North West