The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.26% - 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.64% -  

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 359 329 342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.05% 82.66% 84.44%
Number of salaries quoted 253 260 248
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Game Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Liverpool

Game Development
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Game Development in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Xbox
2 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree