The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 824 775 825
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 78 81 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.078% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.082% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 75 80 72
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £22,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Games Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in England

Games Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Games Developer Salary Histogram in England

Games Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -44 46 £45,000 -8.62% 6
West Midlands +11 8 £45,000 -8.71%
South East -10 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -7 5 £32,500 +22.64% 2
South West -10 5 £22,500 -
East of England -13 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Yorkshire -41 3 £35,000 +62.79%
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Games Developer in their job title.

1 139 (100.00%) Games
2 69 (49.64%) Android
2 69 (49.64%) Game Development
3 59 (42.45%) Apple iOS
4 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
5 49 (35.25%) HTML
6 43 (30.94%) C++
7 42 (30.22%) HTML5
8 41 (29.50%) OO
9 36 (25.90%) CSS
10 32 (23.02%) Java
10 32 (23.02%) Git (software)
11 31 (22.30%) Mobile Games
12 28 (20.14%) ActionScript
13 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (17.99%) Linux
15 24 (17.27%) Flash
15 24 (17.27%) Time Management
16 23 (16.55%) ActionScript 3.0
17 22 (15.83%) Scala
17 22 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (15.83%) Redis
18 20 (14.39%) Debian
18 20 (14.39%) CentOS
18 20 (14.39%) Ubuntu
18 20 (14.39%) Ruby
18 20 (14.39%) Jenkins
18 20 (14.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 20 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
18 20 (14.39%) Elasticsearch

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (14.39%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.04%) Node.js
3 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.44%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
1 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.83%) Redis
2 20 (14.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.44%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.44%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (23.02%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.88%) Subversion
3 4 (2.88%) Grunt
4 3 (2.16%) Bower
4 3 (2.16%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.16%) Mocha
5 2 (1.44%) JUnit
5 2 (1.44%) Xcode
5 2 (1.44%) Cobertura
5 2 (1.44%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.72%) Maven
General
1 139 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (2.88%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.25%) HTML
2 42 (30.22%) HTML5
3 36 (25.90%) CSS
4 24 (17.27%) Flash
5 18 (12.95%) CSS3
6 17 (12.23%) HTML5 Canvas
7 15 (10.79%) Sass
8 13 (9.35%) Ajax
9 11 (7.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 10 (7.19%) Web Services
11 9 (6.47%) OpenGL
12 8 (5.76%) XML
13 7 (5.04%) Middleware
13 7 (5.04%) Spring
14 6 (4.32%) jQuery
14 6 (4.32%) DirectX
14 6 (4.32%) WebKit
14 6 (4.32%) Backbone.js
15 5 (3.60%) Hibernate
16 4 (2.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.30%) Mobile Games
2 16 (11.51%) Physics
3 14 (10.07%) Animation
3 14 (10.07%) iPhone
4 12 (8.63%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.91%) Mathematics
6 10 (7.19%) Flash Games
6 10 (7.19%) 3D Graphics
6 10 (7.19%) iPad
7 8 (5.76%) Social Gaming
8 6 (4.32%) Online Games
8 6 (4.32%) Xbox
9 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.60%) Social Network
10 4 (2.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (1.44%) Online Gambling
11 2 (1.44%) Interactive TV
12 1 (0.72%) Open Source
12 1 (0.72%) Social Media
12 1 (0.72%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 69 (49.64%) Android
2 59 (42.45%) Apple iOS
3 25 (17.99%) Linux
4 20 (14.39%) Debian
4 20 (14.39%) CentOS
4 20 (14.39%) Ubuntu
5 18 (12.95%) Windows
6 5 (3.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (49.64%) Game Development
2 41 (29.50%) OO
3 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.27%) Time Management
5 12 (8.63%) Scrum
6 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.76%) TDD
8 7 (5.04%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.32%) OOD
9 6 (4.32%) OOP
10 5 (3.60%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (3.60%) Android Development
11 4 (2.88%) 3D Modelling
11 4 (2.88%) 3D Animation
12 3 (2.16%) iOS Development
12 3 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.16%) UML
12 3 (2.16%) Web Development
12 3 (2.16%) System Testing
13 2 (1.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
2 43 (30.94%) C++
3 32 (23.02%) Java
4 28 (20.14%) ActionScript
5 23 (16.55%) ActionScript 3.0
6 22 (15.83%) Scala
7 20 (14.39%) Ruby
8 18 (12.95%) Lua
9 13 (9.35%) Objective-C
10 12 (8.63%) C#
11 9 (6.47%) C
11 9 (6.47%) Erlang
12 7 (5.04%) Python
13 4 (2.88%) PowerHouse
13 4 (2.88%) Perl
13 4 (2.88%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (1.44%) PHP
14 2 (1.44%) SQL
14 2 (1.44%) MAXScript
14 2 (1.44%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 20 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (13.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (2.88%) Facebook
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle
3 2 (1.44%) Google
3 2 (1.44%) Sencha
3 2 (1.44%) Twitter
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