The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 73 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.22% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £19,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
361 287 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 77.63% 70.17% 69.89%
Number of salaries quoted 285 261 179
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Game Development
Hampshire

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Game Development
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Portsmouth region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Game Development
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Game Development also 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 that cited Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Game Development also 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 that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Trainee
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Java Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior C++ Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java