The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 442 396 433
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +37
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 9 42 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.037% 0.19% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.25% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 4
Average salary £45,000 £30,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.76% -28.82%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -24.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18838 17086 18386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.35% 76.12% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14894 13837 15749
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Game Development
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Surrey -10 5 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
East Sussex -17 1 £38,500 +18.46%
Oxfordshire -30 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (70.59%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Android
6 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (29.41%) Animation
6 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
6 5 (29.41%) Physics
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Middleware
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) PHP
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
8 3 (17.65%) Flash
8 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
8 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Facebook
9 2 (11.76%) jQuery
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.76%) Android Development
9 2 (11.76%) Subversion
9 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Symfony

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
2 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) Flash Builder
3 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Games Programmer
2 9 (52.94%) Programmer
3 5 (29.41%) Games Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Development Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Development Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) Flash
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Symfony
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Animation
1 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
1 5 (29.41%) Physics
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Android
2 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Android Development
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) DSDM
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) QMS
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) C
7 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.88%) Lua
7 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Facebook
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Perforce
2 2 (11.76%) MKS
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Zend
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