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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 438 451 474
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 12 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.094% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 8
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +37.09%
Game Development
England

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
16413 17965 19735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.56% 84.47% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13801 14135 15695
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 6 £24,750 -
Oxfordshire -12 4 £42,500 -12.37% 3
East Sussex +22 1 £55,000 +37.50%
West Sussex - 1 £26,000 - 1
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 5 (26.32%) Android
5 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
6 4 (21.05%) Big Data
6 4 (21.05%) PostGIS
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
6 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
6 4 (21.05%) Physics
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Apache
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) PhD

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 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
1 4 (21.05%) GIS
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Games Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Graduate
3 4 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning Developer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Automation Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) UAT Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) UAT Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) PostGIS
3 3 (15.79%) Ajax
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) OAuth
4 2 (10.53%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) Physics
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Games
4 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 2 (10.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Android
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) OOP
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Android Development
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
1 8 (42.11%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (21.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
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