Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 98 137
Rank change year-on-year -5 +39 +4
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 7 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.61% 1.26% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.46% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 6
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.41% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £27,500 £17,625
90th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £41,875
South East median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% +13.33%

Game Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 986 1,230 1,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.29% 86.01% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1,045 1,642
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,525
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Kent

Game Development
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in Kent.

Salary trend for Game Development in Kent

Game Development
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury +7 3 £35,000 -
Chatham - 3 - - 2
Rochester - 1 £32,500 -
Game Development
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) MVVM
3 3 (42.86%) Mocha
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) cocos2d
3 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Gradle
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Perforce
3 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) GitLab
3 3 (42.86%) React
3 3 (42.86%) webpack
3 3 (42.86%) ES6
3 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 3 (42.86%) Vue.js

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) npm
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) GitLab
1 3 (42.86%) Gradle
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Mocha
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Travis CI
1 3 (42.86%) webpack
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) C++ Developer
1 4 (57.14%) C++ Games Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Games Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Games Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Games Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) cocos2d
1 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
1 3 (42.86%) Enzyme
1 3 (42.86%) Jest
1 3 (42.86%) React
1 3 (42.86%) Redux
1 3 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (42.86%) Vue.js
2 1 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PlayStation
1 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) MVVM
1 3 (42.86%) OOP
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) ES6
2 3 (42.86%) ES7
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Perforce