Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 278 266
Rank change year-on-year -17 -12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.075% 0.040% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.044% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +77.78% -53.13%
10th Percentile £39,000 £32,500 £21,025
90th Percentile £49,000 £47,500 £35,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £35,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year +18.88% +58.89% -53.13%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7286 6809 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.12% 91.15% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 5837 5594
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Manchester

Game Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Game Development in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Online Games
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 4 (66.67%) Pixi.js
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (16.67%) DirectX
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Pixi.js
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) DirectX
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Online Games
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft