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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - - 30
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
111 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 50.45% 73.83% 82.24%
Number of salaries quoted 88 76 78
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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