The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 192 195 188
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.040% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.042% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £49,295 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.71% +23.23%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Games Developer
England

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Games Developer Salary Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 7 £45,000 -8.71%
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Games
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) Game Development
2 14 (93.33%) Android
2 14 (93.33%) HTML5
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Xcode
3 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
1 14 (93.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++