The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 206 206 214
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 8 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.080% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.11% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 17
Average salary £42,500 £58,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.65% +46.87%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4053 3808 4371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 79.85% 75.81% 77.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3304 3005 3714
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Game Development
South East

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Game Development
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Surrey

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Game Development Salary Histogram in Surrey

Game Development
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Guildford +10 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Game Development
South East

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (76.92%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
3 9 (69.23%) Physics
3 9 (69.23%) Middleware
3 9 (69.23%) Animation
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (23.08%) Android
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Android Development
6 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) 3ds Max
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Flash
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Programmer
1 11 (84.62%) Games Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) Games Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Physics
2 9 (69.23%) Animation
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Android Development
2 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe