The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
England / North West
Rank 245 225 249
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.017% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.17% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
5736 5290 6658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.02% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4449 5691
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Games Developer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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 - 1 £35,000 -
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Games Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Online Games
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) RedGate
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Games Developer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Online Games
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) RedGate