The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 244 245 229
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 5 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.089% 0.086% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.099% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 10
Median salary £49,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.33% -29.41%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4936 5056 5257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.46% 86.74% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4120 4219 4265
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,000
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

Game Development
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the South West region.

Game Development Salary Trend in the South West

Game Development
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Gloucestershire -6 5 £49,000 +30.66% 2
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 West region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) Games
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Physics
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior
2 5 (71.43%) Junior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C++ Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Junior C++ Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago