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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 819 830 780
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -50
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 77 115 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 151
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+30.66% +12.78%
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
80670 89400 93984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.88% 87.17% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68210 74019 76500
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +69 46 £55,000 +10.00% 16
West Midlands -8 16 £51,250 +57.69% 9
South West +11 6 £49,000 +35.17%
South East -22 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
North West +9 3 £25,000 +11.11% 1
East of England +33 1 - - 1
East Midlands +2 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Games
2 85 (42.71%) C++
3 64 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (29.65%) Apple iOS
5 53 (26.63%) Software Engineering
6 52 (26.13%) JavaScript
7 46 (23.12%) Android
8 45 (22.61%) Java
9 44 (22.11%) HTML
9 44 (22.11%) C#
10 39 (19.60%) Subversion
11 38 (19.10%) Git (software)
11 38 (19.10%) Linux
12 35 (17.59%) iOS Development
13 34 (17.09%) JSON
14 33 (16.58%) REST
15 32 (16.08%) NoSQL
15 32 (16.08%) OO
16 30 (15.08%) Mobile Games
16 30 (15.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 29 (14.57%) Android Development
17 29 (14.57%) Degree
18 27 (13.57%) Online Games
18 27 (13.57%) .NET
18 27 (13.57%) OpenGL
19 26 (13.07%) MongoDB
20 25 (12.56%) HTML5
21 24 (12.06%) XML
21 24 (12.06%) Computer Science
22 23 (11.56%) Multithreading

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 19 (9.55%) Apache
2 13 (6.53%) Facebook Platform
3 7 (3.52%) CMS
4 6 (3.02%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.01%) Confluence
7 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.53%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.01%) GitHub
5 2 (1.01%) IaaS
5 2 (1.01%) PaaS
5 2 (1.01%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.05%) HTTP
2 9 (4.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) DNS
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.08%) NoSQL
2 26 (13.07%) MongoDB
3 23 (11.56%) MySQL
4 22 (11.06%) Redis
5 12 (6.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.51%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.01%) Big Data
8 4 (2.01%) GIS
8 4 (2.01%) Looker
9 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.01%) Spark SQL
9 2 (1.01%) SQLite
10 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 39 (19.60%) Subversion
2 38 (19.10%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.06%) Eclipse
4 16 (8.04%) Maven
5 8 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.52%) JIRA
7 4 (2.01%) Babel
7 4 (2.01%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.01%) webpack
8 2 (1.01%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.01%) TestRail
8 2 (1.01%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.01%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.01%) Xcode
9 1 (0.50%) Bower
9 1 (0.50%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.50%) Flash Builder
9 1 (0.50%) Grunt
9 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 199 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (5.03%) Retail
3 6 (3.02%) Finance
3 6 (3.02%) Front Office
4 3 (1.51%) Back Office
4 3 (1.51%) Law
5 2 (1.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 141 (70.85%) Developer
2 68 (34.17%) Games Developer
3 41 (20.60%) C++ Developer
4 26 (13.07%) Java Developer
5 25 (12.56%) Senior Developer
6 23 (11.56%) Software Engineer
7 22 (11.06%) C# Developer
8 19 (9.55%) C++ Games Developer
8 19 (9.55%) Java Games Developer
9 18 (9.05%) Junior
10 16 (8.04%) Junior Developer
11 14 (7.04%) iOS Developer
12 13 (6.53%) C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (6.03%) .NET Developer
13 12 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (6.03%) Software Developer
14 9 (4.52%) C++/C# Developer
14 9 (4.52%) Graduate
15 8 (4.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.11%) HTML
2 34 (17.09%) JSON
3 33 (16.58%) REST
4 30 (15.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 27 (13.57%) .NET
5 27 (13.57%) OpenGL
6 25 (12.56%) HTML5
7 24 (12.06%) XML
8 18 (9.05%) CSS
9 17 (8.54%) Spring
10 15 (7.54%) Java EE
10 15 (7.54%) Node.js
11 14 (7.04%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (7.04%) Apache Camel
11 14 (7.04%) CSS3
12 13 (6.53%) JDBC
12 13 (6.53%) jQuery
13 12 (6.03%) AngularJS
14 11 (5.53%) Sass
14 11 (5.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.08%) Mobile Games
2 27 (13.57%) Online Games
3 24 (12.06%) Computer Science
4 21 (10.55%) Animation
5 20 (10.05%) Social Media
6 17 (8.54%) Mathematics
7 16 (8.04%) 3D Graphics
7 16 (8.04%) User Experience
8 15 (7.54%) Mobile App
9 14 (7.04%) Online Gambling
9 14 (7.04%) Physics
10 13 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (4.02%) Algorithms
12 7 (3.52%) Visualisation
13 5 (2.51%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (2.51%) Social Gaming
13 5 (2.51%) Xbox
14 4 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
14 4 (2.01%) Data Structures
14 4 (2.01%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.65%) Apple iOS
2 46 (23.12%) Android
3 38 (19.10%) Linux
4 5 (2.51%) Windows
5 2 (1.01%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.01%) Unix
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.63%) Software Engineering
3 35 (17.59%) iOS Development
4 32 (16.08%) OO
5 29 (14.57%) Android Development
6 23 (11.56%) Multithreading
7 21 (10.55%) Mobile Development
7 21 (10.55%) TDD
8 20 (10.05%) OOP
9 16 (8.04%) Concurrent Programming
10 13 (6.53%) Front End Development
10 13 (6.53%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.03%) OOD
12 11 (5.53%) BDD
12 11 (5.53%) Scrum
13 6 (3.02%) Analytics
13 6 (3.02%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (3.02%) Machine Learning
13 6 (3.02%) Microservices
13 6 (3.02%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.71%) C++
2 52 (26.13%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.61%) Java
4 44 (22.11%) C#
5 20 (10.05%) ActionScript
5 20 (10.05%) C
6 16 (8.04%) PHP
7 15 (7.54%) SQL
8 12 (6.03%) Objective-C
8 12 (6.03%) Python
9 9 (4.52%) ActionScript 3.0
10 8 (4.02%) Scala
11 6 (3.02%) ECMAScript
12 5 (2.51%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.51%) Clojure
12 5 (2.51%) Erlang
12 5 (2.51%) F#
12 5 (2.51%) Haskell
13 4 (2.01%) Ruby
14 3 (1.51%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 29 (14.57%) Degree
2 7 (3.52%) ISEB
3 6 (3.02%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.01%) PhD
5 1 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) etcd
3 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Puppet
2 2 (1.01%) Ansible
2 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.01%) systemd
3 1 (0.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (8.54%) Facebook
2 9 (4.52%) Google
3 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.01%) Adobe
4 4 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (2.01%) Netezza
4 4 (2.01%) Tableau
4 4 (2.01%) Vertica
5 3 (1.51%) PayPal
6 1 (0.50%) Autodesk
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
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