The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 440 441
Rank change year-on-year +72 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 19 2 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.011% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.013% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 19
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £42,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £54,500
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12571 15796 18401
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.82% 86.66% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10388 13263 14737
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Game Development
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Game Development in the South East

Game Development
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Game Development in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Game Development in the South East

Game Development
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 9 £35,000 - 4
Kent - 8 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +17 2 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Game Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 34 (100.00%) Games
2 20 (58.82%) PHP
3 18 (52.94%) CSS
4 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (47.06%) C#
5 13 (38.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (35.29%) HTML
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 10 (29.41%) 3D Modelling
8 8 (23.53%) jQuery
8 8 (23.53%) Online Games
8 8 (23.53%) C++
8 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 8 (23.53%) CSS3
8 8 (23.53%) HTML5
8 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (23.53%) Sass
8 8 (23.53%) LESS
8 8 (23.53%) DBS Check
8 8 (23.53%) Front End Development
9 7 (20.59%) Unreal Engine
9 7 (20.59%) Visualisation
9 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 7 (20.59%) MVC
9 7 (20.59%) Degree
10 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
10 6 (17.65%) Java
11 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
11 5 (14.71%) PlayStation

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Google App Engine
1 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
1 2 (5.88%) BigQuery
1 2 (5.88%) GIS
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Electronics
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) PHP Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Designer
6 4 (11.76%) Games Designer
6 4 (11.76%) Games Developer
6 4 (11.76%) IT Support
7 3 (8.82%) 3D Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Games Programmer
7 3 (8.82%) Graduate
7 3 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Graduate Games Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Junior
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Programmer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) CSS
2 13 (38.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (35.29%) HTML
4 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 8 (23.53%) CSS3
5 8 (23.53%) HTML5
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
5 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (23.53%) LESS
5 8 (23.53%) Sass
6 7 (20.59%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (11.76%) FFmpeg
8 2 (5.88%) .NET
8 2 (5.88%) J2EE
8 2 (5.88%) OAuth
8 2 (5.88%) OpenGL
8 2 (5.88%) PostGIS
8 2 (5.88%) Servlets
8 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Online Games
2 5 (14.71%) PlayStation
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) User Experience
5 2 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) 3D Modelling
2 8 (23.53%) Front End Development
3 7 (20.59%) MVC
3 7 (20.59%) Visualisation
4 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 5 (14.71%) 3D Visualisation
5 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Business Development
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning
7 2 (5.88%) Mathematical Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Physics
7 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) PHP
2 16 (47.06%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) DBS Check
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.88%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Sony
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Perforce
2 2 (5.88%) Tableau
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago