The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Games Development
England / South East
Rank 370 444 453
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +9
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 15 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.036% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Median salary £42,500 £19,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+123.68% -62.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
12794 16637 17545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.69% 86.53% 84.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10442 14021 14109
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Game Development
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Game Development Salary Trend in the South East

Game Development
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Game Development Salary Histogram in the South East

Game Development
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the South East 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
Kent +16 11 £42,500 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +27 1 £30,000 +57.89%
Berkshire - 1 £31,000 -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) Degree
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) Servlets
4 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 11 (64.71%) PHP
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) J2EE
4 11 (64.71%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) Perforce
4 11 (64.71%) MVC
4 11 (64.71%) Load Testing
4 11 (64.71%) OAuth
4 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (64.71%) Visualisation
4 11 (64.71%) NoSQL
4 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
4 11 (64.71%) DevOps
5 10 (58.82%) Web Development
5 10 (58.82%) C++
6 9 (52.94%) UML
6 9 (52.94%) Legal
6 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (52.94%) Google App Engine
6 9 (52.94%) Google
6 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (52.94%) BigQuery
6 9 (52.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (52.94%) Tableau

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (52.94%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Google App Engine
1 9 (52.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) NoSQL
2 9 (52.94%) BigQuery
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) PHPUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (52.94%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (64.71%) Java Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Developer
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Games Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Video Game Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
1 11 (64.71%) J2EE
1 11 (64.71%) OAuth
1 11 (64.71%) Servlets
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) Laravel
2 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Visualisation
2 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (52.94%) Xbox
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (5.88%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps
1 11 (64.71%) Load Testing
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Web Development
3 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
4 2 (11.76%) DSDM
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Perforce
2 9 (52.94%) Google
2 9 (52.94%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Facebook