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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
UK / England
Rank 714 752 800
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 104 171 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 97 158 119
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -

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
75309 92135 95896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.50% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62944 78123 79993
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +3 89 £50,000 +5.26% 11
South East +70 6 £41,250 +73.68%
Yorkshire +35 5 £50,000 +100.00%
West Midlands +29 3 £42,500 - 4
South West +20 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Games
2 118 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (47.84%) TDD
4 92 (39.66%) C#
5 87 (37.50%) Java
6 84 (36.21%) Scrum
7 80 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 77 (33.19%) Kanban
9 73 (31.47%) BDD
10 70 (30.17%) HTML
11 62 (26.72%) .NET
11 62 (26.72%) HTML5
12 61 (26.29%) SQL Server
13 58 (25.00%) Web Application Development
14 56 (24.14%) MVC
15 55 (23.71%) ASP.NET
15 55 (23.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (23.28%) Rhino Mocks
16 54 (23.28%) Moq
16 54 (23.28%) LINQ
16 54 (23.28%) NHibernate
16 54 (23.28%) CSS
16 54 (23.28%) NUnit
16 54 (23.28%) SQL Server 2014
16 54 (23.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 50 (21.55%) Degree
18 42 (18.10%) Spring
19 37 (15.95%) C++
20 35 (15.09%) Online Games
21 34 (14.66%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (4.31%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.45%) Apache
2 8 (3.45%) MQSeries
2 8 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.59%) Apache TomEE
4 5 (2.16%) JBoss
5 2 (0.86%) nginx
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 54 (23.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 32 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.05%) MongoDB
5 16 (6.90%) Big Data
6 15 (6.47%) Neo4j
7 13 (5.60%) MySQL
8 10 (4.31%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.45%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.45%) HBase
10 7 (3.02%) Hazelcast
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (23.28%) Moq
1 54 (23.28%) NUnit
1 54 (23.28%) Rhino Mocks
2 26 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 23 (9.91%) Maven
4 13 (5.60%) Jasmine
4 13 (5.60%) Mocha
5 10 (4.31%) Grunt
5 10 (4.31%) gulp
5 10 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.59%) Subversion
8 1 (0.43%) Gradle
8 1 (0.43%) JUnit
8 1 (0.43%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 232 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (6.47%) Finance
3 8 (3.45%) Banking
4 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.72%) Automotive
5 4 (1.72%) Marketing
5 4 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (30.17%) HTML
2 62 (26.72%) .NET
2 62 (26.72%) HTML5
3 55 (23.71%) ASP.NET
3 55 (23.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 54 (23.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 54 (23.28%) CSS
4 54 (23.28%) LINQ
4 54 (23.28%) NHibernate
5 42 (18.10%) Spring
6 29 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 26 (11.21%) Silverlight
7 26 (11.21%) WCF
7 26 (11.21%) WPF
7 26 (11.21%) XML
8 25 (10.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 24 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (6.90%) CSS3
11 14 (6.03%) AngularJS
11 14 (6.03%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.09%) Online Games
2 19 (8.19%) Animation
3 18 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.33%) Client/Server
5 14 (6.03%) Online Gambling
6 13 (5.60%) Mathematics
6 13 (5.60%) Mobile Games
7 11 (4.74%) Social Media
8 5 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (2.16%) Fintech
9 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.72%) iPhone
9 4 (1.72%) Physics
9 4 (1.72%) Social Gaming
10 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.86%) Oculus Rift
11 2 (0.86%) Pricing Data
11 2 (0.86%) User Experience
11 2 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.90%) Android
1 16 (6.90%) Linux
2 11 (4.74%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (47.84%) TDD
3 84 (36.21%) Scrum
4 77 (33.19%) Kanban
5 73 (31.47%) BDD
6 58 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 56 (24.14%) MVC
8 34 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.78%) OO
10 24 (10.34%) Microservices
11 23 (9.91%) OOP
12 21 (9.05%) Web Development
13 20 (8.62%) Software Engineering
14 19 (8.19%) DevOps
15 18 (7.76%) E-Commerce
16 17 (7.33%) Multithreading
17 16 (6.90%) Front End Development
18 15 (6.47%) Game Development
19 14 (6.03%) Low Latency
19 14 (6.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (39.66%) C#
2 87 (37.50%) Java
3 80 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 37 (15.95%) C++
5 26 (11.21%) VB.NET
6 21 (9.05%) Scala
7 18 (7.76%) SQL
8 14 (6.03%) Python
8 14 (6.03%) TypeScript
9 13 (5.60%) C
10 11 (4.74%) PHP
11 6 (2.59%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.16%) ES6
12 5 (2.16%) Lua
12 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.29%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.86%) HLSL
14 2 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (21.55%) Degree
2 27 (11.64%) MCAD
2 27 (11.64%) MCP
2 27 (11.64%) MCSD
2 27 (11.64%) MCTS
2 27 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (4.74%) Facebook
2 9 (3.88%) Google
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe
4 2 (0.86%) Apple
4 2 (0.86%) Intel
4 2 (0.86%) Perforce
5 1 (0.43%) IBM
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.43%) RedGate
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