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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 441 448 444
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 9 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.029% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.035% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £40,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.84%
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
16210 17276 17149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.47% 84.14% 83.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13741 13974 13446
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average 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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -2 4 £19,000 -36.66% 1
Kent +4 2 £38,750 -22.50% 2
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £26,500 - 2
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 38 (100.00%) Games
2 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 21 (55.26%) Degree
3 21 (55.26%) Computer Science
4 20 (52.63%) HTML
4 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 18 (47.37%) SQL
5 18 (47.37%) CSS
5 18 (47.37%) Node.js
6 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
6 17 (44.74%) Python
7 16 (42.11%) MySQL
7 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
7 16 (42.11%) Apache
7 16 (42.11%) Ruby
7 16 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (42.11%) nginx
7 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (42.11%) Varnish
7 16 (42.11%) Backbone.js
7 16 (42.11%) Redis
7 16 (42.11%) Riak
7 16 (42.11%) jQuery
7 16 (42.11%) Integration Testing
7 16 (42.11%) GitHub
7 16 (42.11%) Sass
7 16 (42.11%) LESS
7 16 (42.11%) Ember.js
7 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
7 16 (42.11%) Express

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (47.37%) Node.js
2 16 (42.11%) Apache
2 16 (42.11%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (42.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) MongoDB
1 16 (42.11%) MySQL
1 16 (42.11%) NoSQL
1 16 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (42.11%) Redis
1 16 (42.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (42.11%) Grunt
2 16 (42.11%) gulp
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (42.11%) Web Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Web Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Development Manager
5 7 (18.42%) Development Project Manager
5 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Development Manager
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Manager
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (13.16%) Games Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) QA Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) CSS
3 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 16 (42.11%) Backbone.js
3 16 (42.11%) Ember.js
3 16 (42.11%) Express
3 16 (42.11%) jQuery
3 16 (42.11%) LESS
3 16 (42.11%) MEAN Stack
3 16 (42.11%) Sass
4 4 (10.53%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
6 2 (5.26%) Ajax
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) Pixi.js
6 2 (5.26%) RequireJS
6 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Xbox
3 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 16 (42.11%) Integration Testing
2 16 (42.11%) Web Development
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Mobile Development
3 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) OOP
6 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) Python
4 16 (42.11%) Ruby
4 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.42%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Lua
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Varnish
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Perforce
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