The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank - 198 206
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.022% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.027% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Average salary - £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £28,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -3.38%
Game Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3773 3683 3912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.86% 82.82% 79.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3141 2924 3162
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Android

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Games Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring