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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 208 216 211
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
3822 4200 3896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.96% 82.27% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3275 3427 3091
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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
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 29 July 2015. 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 0 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Game Development
South East

Game Development
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Games
3 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Xbox
3 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (42.86%) PlayStation
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Games Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Graphics Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Games
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 3 (42.86%) Xbox
1 3 (42.86%) PlayStation
2 1 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C#