The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 823 823 821
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 76 114 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 80 146
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +41.66%
Game Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81051 88502 96559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.95% 86.73% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 68658 73200 78978
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,100 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Game Development
Salary Trend in England

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

Game Development Salary Trend in England

Game Development
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Game Development Salary Histogram in England

Game Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +51 47 £56,250 +12.50% 9
West Midlands -13 13 £36,000 -15.29% 6
North West +12 5 £25,000 -21.87%
South West +5 4 £49,000 +26.45% 1
Yorkshire +27 2 £19,000 -57.77%
South East +6 2 £42,500 - 1
East of England +33 1 - - 1
East Midlands +11 1 £22,500 -28.57%
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 198 (100.00%) Games
2 93 (46.97%) C++
3 74 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (30.81%) Software Engineering
5 51 (25.76%) Apple iOS
6 48 (24.24%) Java
7 46 (23.23%) Subversion
8 44 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 43 (21.72%) JavaScript
10 42 (21.21%) C#
11 37 (18.69%) Android
12 36 (18.18%) HTML
12 36 (18.18%) NoSQL
13 35 (17.68%) Linux
14 32 (16.16%) OO
14 32 (16.16%) Degree
15 30 (15.15%) JSON
15 30 (15.15%) TDD
16 29 (14.65%) .NET
16 29 (14.65%) MongoDB
16 29 (14.65%) REST
17 28 (14.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 28 (14.14%) Mobile Games
18 27 (13.64%) Online Games
18 27 (13.64%) Multithreading
19 26 (13.13%) Computer Science
19 26 (13.13%) iOS Development
20 25 (12.63%) OpenGL
21 22 (11.11%) ActionScript
21 22 (11.11%) HTML5

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 18 (9.09%) Apache
2 14 (7.07%) Facebook Platform
3 6 (3.03%) CMS
4 5 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.02%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.02%) Confluence
6 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.53%) MS Office
5 4 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.52%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.01%) IaaS
5 2 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.58%) HTTP
2 9 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 29 (14.65%) MongoDB
3 22 (11.11%) Redis
4 20 (10.10%) MySQL
5 13 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 8 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.04%) SQLite
8 6 (3.03%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.53%) GIS
10 4 (2.02%) Big Data
11 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.51%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.51%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 46 (23.23%) Subversion
2 44 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.09%) Maven
4 17 (8.59%) Eclipse
5 9 (4.55%) JIRA
6 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.02%) Babel
7 4 (2.02%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.02%) webpack
8 2 (1.01%) Grunt
8 2 (1.01%) gulp
8 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.01%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.01%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.51%) Bower
9 1 (0.51%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.51%) JUnit
9 1 (0.51%) Mocha
9 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 198 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (6.57%) Retail
3 9 (4.55%) Finance
4 8 (4.04%) Front Office
5 5 (2.53%) Law
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 147 (74.24%) Developer
2 67 (33.84%) Games Developer
3 42 (21.21%) C++ Developer
4 30 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 28 (14.14%) Java Developer
6 27 (13.64%) Software Engineer
7 21 (10.61%) C# Developer
8 20 (10.10%) Java Games Developer
9 18 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
10 17 (8.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (8.08%) Junior
11 16 (8.08%) Software Developer
12 15 (7.58%) C++ Games Developer
12 15 (7.58%) Junior Developer
13 14 (7.07%) iOS Developer
14 13 (6.57%) .NET Developer
14 13 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (4.55%) Lead Developer
16 8 (4.04%) Senior C++ Developer
16 8 (4.04%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.18%) HTML
2 30 (15.15%) JSON
3 29 (14.65%) .NET
3 29 (14.65%) REST
4 28 (14.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 25 (12.63%) OpenGL
6 22 (11.11%) HTML5
7 19 (9.60%) Spring
7 19 (9.60%) XML
8 18 (9.09%) Node.js
9 17 (8.59%) ActiveMQ
9 17 (8.59%) Apache Camel
9 17 (8.59%) Java EE
10 15 (7.58%) JDBC
11 14 (7.07%) CSS
12 12 (6.06%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.56%) CSS3
14 10 (5.05%) Web Services
15 9 (4.55%) jQuery
16 8 (4.04%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.14%) Mobile Games
2 27 (13.64%) Online Games
3 26 (13.13%) Computer Science
4 22 (11.11%) Social Media
5 17 (8.59%) Animation
5 17 (8.59%) User Experience
6 15 (7.58%) Mathematics
7 14 (7.07%) Mobile App
7 14 (7.07%) Online Gambling
8 12 (6.06%) Physics
9 10 (5.05%) 3D Graphics
9 10 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (4.04%) Algorithms
11 6 (3.03%) Social Gaming
12 5 (2.53%) N-Tier
13 4 (2.02%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (2.02%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (2.02%) Data Structures
13 4 (2.02%) Oculus Rift
13 4 (2.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.76%) Apple iOS
2 37 (18.69%) Android
3 35 (17.68%) Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Windows
5 2 (1.01%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.81%) Software Engineering
3 32 (16.16%) OO
4 30 (15.15%) TDD
5 27 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 26 (13.13%) iOS Development
7 20 (10.10%) Android Development
8 18 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
9 16 (8.08%) BDD
10 15 (7.58%) OOP
11 14 (7.07%) Scrum
12 13 (6.57%) OOD
13 12 (6.06%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.06%) Mobile Development
14 8 (4.04%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (4.04%) Front End Development
14 8 (4.04%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (4.04%) Risk Management
15 7 (3.54%) Machine Learning
15 7 (3.54%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 93 (46.97%) C++
2 48 (24.24%) Java
3 43 (21.72%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.21%) C#
5 22 (11.11%) ActionScript
6 19 (9.60%) C
7 18 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 18 (9.09%) SQL
8 16 (8.08%) Python
9 13 (6.57%) PHP
10 11 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
11 6 (3.03%) ECMAScript
11 6 (3.03%) Ruby
11 6 (3.03%) Scala
12 5 (2.53%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.53%) Clojure
12 5 (2.53%) Erlang
12 5 (2.53%) F#
12 5 (2.53%) Haskell
13 2 (1.01%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 32 (16.16%) Degree
2 9 (4.55%) ISEB
3 8 (4.04%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.03%) PhD
5 4 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Docker
1 2 (1.01%) etcd
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Ansible
1 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.01%) Puppet
1 2 (1.01%) systemd
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (9.09%) Facebook
2 11 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.05%) Google
4 5 (2.53%) Adobe
5 1 (0.51%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.51%) Citrix
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle
5 1 (0.51%) PayPal
5 1 (0.51%) VMware
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 60k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 (neg) per year + flexible working hours
Posted: 25 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000 per annum + Benefist
Posted: 6 days ago