Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 89 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 - +77
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.39% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Liverpool median annual salary £29,250 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
Merseyside median annual salary £29,250 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 694 959 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 91.08% 88.96% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 521 615 467
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.56% -3.44% -

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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 23 November 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%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Blog
3 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) PlayStation
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior C++ Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA