The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 746 754 793
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 132 182 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 122 155 154
Median salary £48,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +60.00%
Games Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +9 104 £50,000 +11.11% 13
West Midlands +7 18 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North West -2 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South East +28 4 £55,000 +57.14% 1
East of England +15 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 England region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 296 (99.00%) Games
2 162 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (51.51%) JavaScript
4 122 (40.80%) C#
5 109 (36.45%) HTML
6 99 (33.11%) TDD
7 83 (27.76%) Scrum
7 83 (27.76%) Java
8 82 (27.42%) CSS
9 79 (26.42%) .NET
9 79 (26.42%) HTML5
10 74 (24.75%) MVC
11 68 (22.74%) Online Games
12 67 (22.41%) BDD
13 61 (20.40%) Kanban
14 60 (20.07%) ASP.NET
15 59 (19.73%) SQL Server
16 58 (19.40%) LINQ
17 57 (19.06%) Web Application Development
18 56 (18.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 55 (18.39%) Degree
20 53 (17.73%) NUnit
21 52 (17.39%) NHibernate
21 52 (17.39%) Rhino Mocks
21 52 (17.39%) Moq
21 52 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
21 52 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 48 (16.05%) C++
23 44 (14.72%) Spring
24 40 (13.38%) NoSQL

Games Developer Skill Set
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 6 (2.01%) CMS
2 5 (1.67%) Apache
2 5 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.67%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.34%) GlassFish
3 4 (1.34%) Jetty
3 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.67%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (0.33%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.33%) Maya
2 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.01%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.34%) GitHub
3 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) HTTP
2 3 (1.00%) Internet
2 3 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 52 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 40 (13.38%) NoSQL
4 39 (13.04%) MongoDB
5 27 (9.03%) MySQL
6 11 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.68%) Neo4j
8 7 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.01%) Big Data
9 6 (2.01%) Redis
10 5 (1.67%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.34%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.33%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (17.73%) NUnit
2 52 (17.39%) Moq
2 52 (17.39%) Rhino Mocks
3 30 (10.03%) Git (software)
4 20 (6.69%) Grunt
4 20 (6.69%) Maven
5 14 (4.68%) gulp
6 13 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.34%) Subversion
8 9 (3.01%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.01%) RSpec
9 8 (2.68%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.34%) Bower
12 4 (1.34%) GoCD
13 3 (1.00%) Gradle
13 3 (1.00%) Hudson
13 3 (1.00%) JUnit
13 3 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 296 (99.00%) Games
2 17 (5.69%) Finance
3 9 (3.01%) Banking
3 9 (3.01%) Billing
4 4 (1.34%) Marketing
5 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (36.45%) HTML
2 82 (27.42%) CSS
3 79 (26.42%) .NET
3 79 (26.42%) HTML5
4 60 (20.07%) ASP.NET
5 58 (19.40%) LINQ
6 56 (18.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 52 (17.39%) NHibernate
8 44 (14.72%) Spring
9 35 (11.71%) .NET Framework
10 33 (11.04%) AngularJS
11 31 (10.37%) jQuery
12 28 (9.36%) WCF
13 27 (9.03%) CSS3
13 27 (9.03%) REST
13 27 (9.03%) XML
14 26 (8.70%) Silverlight
14 26 (8.70%) WPF
15 25 (8.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (22.74%) Online Games
2 26 (8.70%) Mobile Games
3 25 (8.36%) Computer Science
4 21 (7.02%) Animation
5 18 (6.02%) Mathematics
6 15 (5.02%) 3D Graphics
6 15 (5.02%) Social Media
6 15 (5.02%) User Experience
7 14 (4.68%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.34%) Online Gambling
9 9 (3.01%) N-Tier
10 8 (2.68%) Social Gaming
11 7 (2.34%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.34%) iPad
12 4 (1.34%) iPhone
13 3 (1.00%) Artificial Intelligence
14 2 (0.67%) Browser Games
14 2 (0.67%) Clustering
14 2 (0.67%) Physics
14 2 (0.67%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.37%) Apple iOS
2 33 (11.04%) Linux
3 26 (8.70%) Android
4 6 (2.01%) Windows
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (33.11%) TDD
3 83 (27.76%) Scrum
4 74 (24.75%) MVC
5 67 (22.41%) BDD
6 61 (20.40%) Kanban
7 57 (19.06%) Web Application Development
8 39 (13.04%) Game Development
9 36 (12.04%) OOP
10 35 (11.71%) OO
11 34 (11.37%) Web Development
12 32 (10.70%) Front End Development
12 32 (10.70%) Software Engineering
13 25 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (8.03%) Mobile Development
15 17 (5.69%) Multithreading
16 16 (5.35%) iOS Development
17 12 (4.01%) Concurrent Programming
18 11 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (3.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 154 (51.51%) JavaScript
2 122 (40.80%) C#
3 83 (27.76%) Java
4 48 (16.05%) C++
5 32 (10.70%) PHP
6 29 (9.70%) Python
7 26 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 24 (8.03%) SQL
9 20 (6.69%) TypeScript
10 12 (4.01%) Ruby
11 11 (3.68%) Scala
12 9 (3.01%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.68%) ActionScript
14 7 (2.34%) C
14 7 (2.34%) ES6
15 6 (2.01%) ECMAScript
16 5 (1.67%) Groovy
17 4 (1.34%) ActionScript 3.0
17 4 (1.34%) Apple Swift
18 3 (1.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 55 (18.39%) Degree
2 26 (8.70%) MCAD
2 26 (8.70%) MCP
2 26 (8.70%) MCSD
2 26 (8.70%) MCTS
2 26 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Ansible
1 2 (0.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.67%) Mesos
1 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.67%) Puppet
1 2 (0.67%) Terraform
2 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (2.01%) Facebook
1 6 (2.01%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.67%) Google
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle
3 4 (1.34%) Zend
4 3 (1.00%) Adobe
5 2 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.33%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.33%) PayPal
6 1 (0.33%) RedGate
6 1 (0.33%) Samsung
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