There are a range of different media sectors based in the UK, these are:

  • TV
  • Radio
  • Interactive Media (social media, etc.)
  • Video Games
  • Films
  • Advertising

The Video Gaming Sector

In the UK, the gaming sector employs around 20,000 people (2015), including developing. In September 2014, there were 1,902 video game companies in the UK. The UK has the sixth largest market in the world for the video gaming industry. Worldwide, the gaming industry employs hundreds of thousands of people, and China alone accounts for one quarter of all global game revenues.

Typical Jobs in this Sector

Some typical jobs in the video gaming sector are:

  • Animator –
  • Audio Engineer –
  • Games Programmer –
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