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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank - 253 242
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 9
Median salary - £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £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
5719 6375 6813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.69% 96.81% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 5191 5469
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (33.33%) WebGL
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Spine.js
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (33.33%) CreateJS
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) Animation
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Ant
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) CreateJS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Spine.js
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) WebGL
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
2 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce