The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Game Developer
Rank - 256 220
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.041% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.043% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £35,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +62.79%
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £40,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-16.87% +60.00%
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7264 6977 5554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.58% 95.51% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5882 5500 4433
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Games Developer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Games Developer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Maya
3 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (16.67%) Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Blender
3 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
3 1 (16.67%) Game Development
3 1 (16.67%) GLSL
3 1 (16.67%) Redmine
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maya
1 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
1 1 (16.67%) Blender
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
1 1 (16.67%) Redmine
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Game Development
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) GLSL
3 1 (16.67%) C