The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.89% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £48,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £33,750 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+21.48% +14.40%
Game Development
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
159 79 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 70.67% 73.15% 64.41%
Number of salaries quoted 139 68 69
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Game Development
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Wakefield

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Maya
2 1 (50.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Blender
2 1 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 1 (50.00%) GLSL
2 1 (50.00%) Redmine
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 (50.00%) Maya
1 1 (50.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (50.00%) Blender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (50.00%) Redmine
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) GLSL
2 1 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook