The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 237 - 214
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% - 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% - 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £23,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +36.36%
Games Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6052 5079 5242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.25% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4447 4635
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Games Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Games Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
(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
Somerset - 3 £25,000 -
Devon - 1 £22,000 -
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Game Development
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Game Development
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared