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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
UK / England
Rank 706 742 804
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 116 155 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 109 147 118
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

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
76013 90271 93167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.52% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63587 76564 78024
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +37 103 £50,750 +12.77% 17
South East - 5 £30,000 - 3
North East - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands +2 2 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +20 1 £37,500 -18.91%
North West -25 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 249 (100.00%) Games
2 135 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (46.18%) TDD
4 98 (39.36%) C#
4 98 (39.36%) JavaScript
5 92 (36.95%) Scrum
6 88 (35.34%) Java
7 79 (31.73%) HTML
7 79 (31.73%) BDD
8 76 (30.52%) Kanban
9 64 (25.70%) .NET
9 64 (25.70%) HTML5
10 62 (24.90%) SQL Server
10 62 (24.90%) MVC
11 61 (24.50%) CSS
11 61 (24.50%) Web Application Development
12 57 (22.89%) ASP.NET
12 57 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (22.09%) Rhino Mocks
13 55 (22.09%) Moq
13 55 (22.09%) NHibernate
13 55 (22.09%) LINQ
13 55 (22.09%) NUnit
13 55 (22.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 55 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 53 (21.29%) Degree
15 49 (19.68%) Spring
16 43 (17.27%) Online Games
17 37 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (14.46%) 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 9 (3.61%) Apache
1 9 (3.61%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.41%) Apache TomEE
4 5 (2.01%) JBoss
5 4 (1.61%) CMS
5 4 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.61%) Jetty
5 4 (1.61%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.61%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.80%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.90%) SQL Server
2 55 (22.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 36 (14.46%) NoSQL
4 25 (10.04%) MongoDB
5 20 (8.03%) MySQL
6 12 (4.82%) Big Data
6 12 (4.82%) Neo4j
7 8 (3.21%) Hazelcast
7 8 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.81%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.61%) HBase
12 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (22.09%) Moq
1 55 (22.09%) NUnit
1 55 (22.09%) Rhino Mocks
2 28 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.64%) Maven
4 14 (5.62%) gulp
4 14 (5.62%) Jasmine
4 14 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.22%) Mocha
6 10 (4.02%) Grunt
7 9 (3.61%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.81%) Subversion
9 6 (2.41%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.01%) RSpec
11 4 (1.61%) Bower
11 4 (1.61%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.61%) GoCD
12 3 (1.20%) Gradle
13 2 (0.80%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 249 (100.00%) Games
2 18 (7.23%) Finance
3 7 (2.81%) Banking
4 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.01%) Billing
6 4 (1.61%) Automotive
6 4 (1.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (31.73%) HTML
2 64 (25.70%) .NET
2 64 (25.70%) HTML5
3 61 (24.50%) CSS
4 57 (22.89%) ASP.NET
4 57 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 55 (22.09%) LINQ
5 55 (22.09%) NHibernate
6 49 (19.68%) Spring
7 31 (12.45%) AngularJS
8 29 (11.65%) .NET Framework
9 28 (11.24%) WCF
9 28 (11.24%) XML
10 27 (10.84%) Silverlight
10 27 (10.84%) WPF
11 24 (9.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 23 (9.24%) ActiveMQ
13 18 (7.23%) CSS3
14 17 (6.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.27%) Online Games
2 21 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.23%) Animation
4 16 (6.43%) Client/Server
5 15 (6.02%) Mobile Games
6 14 (5.62%) Social Media
7 13 (5.22%) Online Gambling
8 12 (4.82%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.81%) User Experience
10 5 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.01%) Fintech
10 5 (2.01%) iPhone
10 5 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.01%) Social Gaming
11 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.61%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (1.20%) Graphic Design
12 3 (1.20%) iPad
12 3 (1.20%) Physics
13 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.84%) Linux
2 20 (8.03%) Android
3 19 (7.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (46.18%) TDD
3 92 (36.95%) Scrum
4 79 (31.73%) BDD
5 76 (30.52%) Kanban
6 62 (24.90%) MVC
7 61 (24.50%) Web Application Development
8 37 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (12.45%) OO
10 28 (11.24%) OOP
11 26 (10.44%) Web Development
12 24 (9.64%) Software Engineering
13 21 (8.43%) Game Development
14 20 (8.03%) Front End Development
15 19 (7.63%) DevOps
15 19 (7.63%) Microservices
15 19 (7.63%) Multithreading
16 15 (6.02%) E-Commerce
17 14 (5.62%) Concurrent Programming
17 14 (5.62%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 98 (39.36%) C#
1 98 (39.36%) JavaScript
2 88 (35.34%) Java
3 30 (12.05%) C++
4 27 (10.84%) VB.NET
5 20 (8.03%) Python
6 19 (7.63%) Scala
7 17 (6.83%) TypeScript
8 16 (6.43%) SQL
9 11 (4.42%) PHP
10 8 (3.21%) Ruby
11 7 (2.81%) ES6
11 7 (2.81%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.01%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.61%) Lua
14 3 (1.20%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.20%) C
15 2 (0.80%) HLSL
16 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 53 (21.29%) Degree
2 27 (10.84%) MCAD
2 27 (10.84%) MCP
2 27 (10.84%) MCSD
2 27 (10.84%) MCTS
2 27 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.02%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.02%) Docker
2 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (4.82%) Facebook
2 5 (2.01%) Google
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle
4 3 (1.20%) Adobe
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.80%) Apple
5 2 (0.80%) Intel
5 2 (0.80%) Perforce
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.40%) RedGate
6 1 (0.40%) Samsung
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