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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 175 184
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.058% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.065% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £38,750 £32,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.15% -0.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -17.64% +9.67%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3604 3079 3319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.57% 89.92% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3042 2546 2736
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 30 March 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 14 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (85.71%) C++
3 11 (78.57%) OpenGL
3 11 (78.57%) DirectX
3 11 (78.57%) Degree
3 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
4 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
4 10 (71.43%) Content Development
4 10 (71.43%) OO
5 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
5 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 9 (64.29%) Physics
5 9 (64.29%) Animation
5 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) React
6 2 (14.29%) webpack
6 2 (14.29%) ES6
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Mocha
6 2 (14.29%) Node.js
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maya
1 1 (7.14%) MODO
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Mocha
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) webpack
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Junior
2 9 (64.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Junior Software Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) DirectX
1 11 (78.57%) OpenGL
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
2 2 (14.29%) React
2 2 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (64.29%) Animation
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Content Development
1 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) Physics
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) API Design
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) ES6
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent HR
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago