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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 728 778 733
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 168 167 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 156 135 203
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
88497 99146 103949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75343 82658 85497
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 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 +97 153 £45,000 - 23
West Midlands -13 10 £37,500 -11.76% 6
South East +22 3 £35,000 +16.66%
East of England +17 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 367 (99.19%) Games
2 181 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (47.84%) JavaScript
4 143 (38.65%) C#
5 133 (35.95%) HTML
6 114 (30.81%) Java
7 108 (29.19%) CSS
8 106 (28.65%) TDD
9 102 (27.57%) HTML5
10 95 (25.68%) .NET
11 94 (25.41%) Online Games
12 79 (21.35%) Scrum
13 74 (20.00%) MVC
14 72 (19.46%) C++
15 68 (18.38%) Game Development
16 67 (18.11%) ASP.NET
17 64 (17.30%) BDD
18 63 (17.03%) Degree
19 61 (16.49%) SQL Server
20 58 (15.68%) MongoDB
20 58 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC
20 58 (15.68%) LINQ
21 57 (15.41%) PHP
22 55 (14.86%) Kanban
22 55 (14.86%) Spring
23 53 (14.32%) NUnit
23 53 (14.32%) Web Application Development
23 53 (14.32%) SQL Server 2014
23 53 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 52 (14.05%) Rhino Mocks

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 9 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.35%) Apache
4 4 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.08%) Confluence
5 3 (0.81%) Apache TomEE
5 3 (0.81%) CMS
6 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.54%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.54%) Magento
2 2 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (1.35%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.35%) PaaS
5 4 (1.08%) GitHub
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.24%) Internet
2 5 (1.35%) HTTP
3 3 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 58 (15.68%) MongoDB
3 53 (14.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 47 (12.70%) NoSQL
5 27 (7.30%) MySQL
6 15 (4.05%) Neo4j
7 13 (3.51%) Redis
8 9 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.62%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.35%) Big Data
12 5 (1.35%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
15 1 (0.27%) Impala
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 53 (14.32%) NUnit
2 52 (14.05%) Moq
2 52 (14.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 34 (9.19%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.19%) Maven
4 28 (7.57%) Grunt
5 18 (4.86%) Subversion
6 12 (3.24%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.24%) gulp
7 7 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.62%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.62%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.35%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.35%) RSpec
10 4 (1.08%) JIRA
10 4 (1.08%) JUnit
11 3 (0.81%) Hudson
11 3 (0.81%) Selenium
11 3 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 367 (99.19%) Games
2 9 (2.43%) Finance
3 7 (1.89%) Banking
4 5 (1.35%) Billing
4 5 (1.35%) iGaming
5 4 (1.08%) Law
6 3 (0.81%) Marketing
7 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (35.95%) HTML
2 108 (29.19%) CSS
3 102 (27.57%) HTML5
4 95 (25.68%) .NET
5 67 (18.11%) ASP.NET
6 58 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (15.68%) LINQ
7 55 (14.86%) Spring
8 53 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 52 (14.05%) NHibernate
10 44 (11.89%) CSS3
11 43 (11.62%) Web Services
12 38 (10.27%) XML
13 34 (9.19%) .NET Framework
13 34 (9.19%) jQuery
13 34 (9.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 28 (7.57%) Node.js
14 28 (7.57%) WCF
15 26 (7.03%) Silverlight
15 26 (7.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (25.41%) Online Games
2 43 (11.62%) Mobile Games
3 24 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.41%) Animation
4 20 (5.41%) Social Media
5 19 (5.14%) Mathematics
6 15 (4.05%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.24%) 3D Graphics
7 12 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.24%) Social Gaming
8 11 (2.97%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.97%) Online Gambling
8 11 (2.97%) User Experience
9 3 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.54%) 3D Printing
10 2 (0.54%) Browser Games
10 2 (0.54%) iPad
10 2 (0.54%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.08%) Apple iOS
2 35 (9.46%) Linux
3 33 (8.92%) Android
4 5 (1.35%) Windows
5 3 (0.81%) CentOS
6 2 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (28.65%) TDD
3 79 (21.35%) Scrum
4 74 (20.00%) MVC
5 68 (18.38%) Game Development
6 64 (17.30%) BDD
7 55 (14.86%) Kanban
8 53 (14.32%) Web Application Development
9 52 (14.05%) Software Engineering
10 42 (11.35%) Mobile Development
11 40 (10.81%) OOP
12 39 (10.54%) Front End Development
13 37 (10.00%) OO
14 27 (7.30%) Multithreading
15 22 (5.95%) iOS Development
15 22 (5.95%) Web Development
16 21 (5.68%) Concurrent Programming
17 18 (4.86%) Android Development
17 18 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (3.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 177 (47.84%) JavaScript
2 143 (38.65%) C#
3 114 (30.81%) Java
4 72 (19.46%) C++
5 57 (15.41%) PHP
6 41 (11.08%) Python
7 30 (8.11%) SQL
8 26 (7.03%) VB.NET
9 24 (6.49%) ActionScript
10 18 (4.86%) C
10 18 (4.86%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.51%) ActionScript 3.0
11 13 (3.51%) Scala
12 11 (2.97%) Ruby
13 10 (2.70%) Clojure
14 9 (2.43%) F#
15 8 (2.16%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.89%) Erlang
16 7 (1.89%) Haskell
17 6 (1.62%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 63 (17.03%) Degree
2 25 (6.76%) MCAD
2 25 (6.76%) MCP
2 25 (6.76%) MCSD
2 25 (6.76%) MCTS
2 25 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Ansible
1 2 (0.54%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.54%) Mesos
1 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.54%) Puppet
1 2 (0.54%) Terraform
2 1 (0.27%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (4.32%) Google
2 13 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.43%) Facebook
4 5 (1.35%) PayPal
4 5 (1.35%) Zend
5 4 (1.08%) Adobe
6 3 (0.81%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.27%) Apple
7 1 (0.27%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.27%) Maxymiser
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle
7 1 (0.27%) Perforce
7 1 (0.27%) Tableau
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 30 days holiday, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus 15% annual bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 75000 with benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum great progression, working with recognised bra
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 26 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 20 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago