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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Games Development
England / North West
Rank 230 - 260
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 17 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% - 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% - 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Median salary £31,500 - £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -17.94%

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
5272 4766 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.96% 87.55% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4421 3962 4954
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 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

Game Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Game Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Game Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 9 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside - 8 £31,500 -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 20 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (55.00%) Python
3 10 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Perl
4 8 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) QA
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) OpenGL
6 6 (30.00%) DirectX
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Animation
7 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 5 (25.00%) Physics
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
7 5 (25.00%) NuGet
7 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (25.00%) Content Development
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) Mocha
8 3 (15.00%) Node.js
8 3 (15.00%) CSS3
8 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
8 3 (15.00%) Sass

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maya
1 1 (5.00%) MODO
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (25.00%) NuGet
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Mocha
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) webpack
General
1 20 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Release Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Junior
3 5 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Build Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Games Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) DirectX
1 6 (30.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) CSS3
2 3 (15.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
2 3 (15.00%) React
2 3 (15.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.00%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Animation
2 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Content Development
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) API Design
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Post-Production
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Effects
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) ES6
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) VMware
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