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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.99% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
57 122 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 56.44% 55.45% 73.83%
Number of salaries quoted 56 91 76
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Xbox

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C