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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 438 399 441
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +42
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 3 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.016% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 30
Median salary £18,000 £37,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+30.66% +7.14%
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
15928 17760 18969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.46% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13386 14413 14931
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Oxfordshire -26 2 £18,000 -40.00%
East Sussex -22 1 £55,000 -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (46.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (40.00%) Android
3 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) PhD
5 4 (26.67%) GIS
5 4 (26.67%) Physics
5 4 (26.67%) Machine Learning
5 4 (26.67%) Big Data
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) PostGIS
5 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
6 3 (20.00%) Android Development
6 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile Games
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) GIS
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) TestRail
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Graduate
3 4 (26.67%) Junior
3 4 (26.67%) Machine Learning Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Games Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Games Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate Games Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Graduate Tester
5 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior iOS Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Video Game Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) PostGIS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) OAuth
4 2 (13.33%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Material Design
5 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Physics
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Xbox
5 1 (6.67%) iPhone
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
1 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Machine Learning
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) Android Development
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Content Development
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PhD
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA