The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 217 - 219
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.043% - 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% - 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +32.35%
Games Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4424 4466 4892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.20% 94.84% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3678 3699 4223
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Games Developer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in Surrey

Games Developer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 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
Guildford - 1 £40,000 -
Games Developer
South East

Games Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Game Development
2 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Animation
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Havok
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (50.00%) Havok
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Game Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++