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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Game Developer
Rank - 236 243
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 12
Average salary - £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
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
6117 6717 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.47% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5420 5859
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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