The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 232 265 309
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 1 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.029% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.030% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 23
Median salary £67,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% +35.71%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5199 6652 10539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.85% 96.20% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4708 5902 9148
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +4.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Games Developer in the job title.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Games Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer across the City of London region.

Games Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Games Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Scala
2 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) R
5 1 (16.67%) Online Gambling

Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Pixi.js
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
1 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cloudera