The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 221 213 188
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.071% 0.059% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.061% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Games Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5416 4900 4150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.08% 96.74% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4516 4265 3421
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,104
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Games Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Games Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Warwickshire - 3 £42,500 - 4
Birmingham - 1 £30,000 - 1
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) NUnit
5 6 (46.15%) WinForms
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) WCF
5 6 (46.15%) WPF
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Kanban
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (46.15%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (46.15%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (46.15%) MSTest
5 6 (46.15%) MVVM
5 6 (46.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (46.15%) Moq
5 6 (46.15%) Spring.NET
5 6 (46.15%) Castle Windsor
5 6 (46.15%) Ninject
5 6 (46.15%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (46.15%) Web Application Development
5 6 (46.15%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Moq
1 6 (46.15%) MSTest
1 6 (46.15%) NUnit
1 6 (46.15%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (46.15%) Castle Windsor
2 6 (46.15%) Ninject
2 6 (46.15%) Razor View Engine
2 6 (46.15%) Spring.NET
2 6 (46.15%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (46.15%) WCF
2 6 (46.15%) WinForms
2 6 (46.15%) WPF
3 3 (23.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) WebGL
5 1 (7.69%) DirectX
5 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (15.38%) Oculus Rift
2 2 (15.38%) Online Games
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) MVVM
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Web Application Development
3 4 (30.77%) Game Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
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