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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 413 401 456
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +55
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 66 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.31% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.37% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £36,500 £36,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £31,200 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £39,200 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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
15003 17998 18331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.21% 85.44% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12432 14957 14165
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 29 September 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 September 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 -17 1 £18,000 -50.00% 1
East Sussex -29 1 £55,000 -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 5 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) PhD
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Physics
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) GIS
4 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (40.00%) Content Development

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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) TestRail
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Games Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Graduate
1 2 (40.00%) Graduate Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Video Game Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Games Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Games Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Content Development
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + free games, private healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago