The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title 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
Game Developer
Rank 236 246 240
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.058% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.060% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Games Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Games Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Games Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Lancashire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
1 20 (100.00%) Games
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
1 20 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (100.00%) Kanban
1 20 (100.00%) RESTful
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 20 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 20 (100.00%) BDD
1 20 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 20 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 20 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 20 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 20 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 20 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 20 (100.00%) RESTful
1 20 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) BDD
1 20 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 20 (100.00%) Kanban
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
1 20 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Training + Games Room
Posted: 17 days ago