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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 806 773 825
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 81 81 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.077% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.081% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 78 80 68
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £25,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107389 99686 111626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.73% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 87952 83910 96377
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 23 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 23 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 -37 46 £45,000 -8.62% 4
West Midlands +6 8 £45,000 -8.71%
North West 0 7 £32,500 +22.64% 2
South East -5 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West -16 6 £23,750 +5.55%
East of England -9 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Yorkshire -28 3 £35,000 +62.79%
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Games
2 71 (50.71%) Android
3 70 (50.00%) Game Development
4 60 (42.86%) Apple iOS
5 53 (37.86%) JavaScript
6 49 (35.00%) HTML
7 43 (30.71%) C++
8 42 (30.00%) HTML5
9 41 (29.29%) OO
10 36 (25.71%) CSS
11 33 (23.57%) Git (software)
12 31 (22.14%) Java
12 31 (22.14%) Mobile Games
13 28 (20.00%) ActionScript
13 28 (20.00%) Linux
14 25 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (17.86%) Time Management
15 24 (17.14%) Flash
16 23 (16.43%) ActionScript 3.0
16 23 (16.43%) Scala
16 23 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (16.43%) Redis
17 21 (15.00%) Debian
17 21 (15.00%) CentOS
17 21 (15.00%) Ruby
17 21 (15.00%) Ubuntu
17 21 (15.00%) Jenkins
17 21 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 21 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (15.00%) Opscode Chef

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 21 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.00%) Node.js
3 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.43%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
1 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) Redis
2 21 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.43%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (23.57%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.86%) Grunt
3 4 (2.86%) Subversion
4 3 (2.14%) Mocha
4 3 (2.14%) Bower
4 3 (2.14%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.43%) Xcode
5 2 (1.43%) Cobertura
5 2 (1.43%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.71%) Maven
6 1 (0.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 140 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (2.86%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.00%) HTML
2 42 (30.00%) HTML5
3 36 (25.71%) CSS
4 24 (17.14%) Flash
5 18 (12.86%) CSS3
6 17 (12.14%) HTML5 Canvas
7 15 (10.71%) Sass
8 13 (9.29%) Ajax
9 11 (7.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 10 (7.14%) Web Services
11 9 (6.43%) OpenGL
12 8 (5.71%) XML
13 6 (4.29%) DirectX
13 6 (4.29%) Middleware
13 6 (4.29%) Spring
13 6 (4.29%) WebKit
13 6 (4.29%) jQuery
13 6 (4.29%) Backbone.js
14 4 (2.86%) WebGL
14 4 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.14%) Mobile Games
2 16 (11.43%) Physics
3 15 (10.71%) Animation
3 15 (10.71%) iPhone
4 12 (8.57%) 3D Graphics
4 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.86%) Mathematics
6 10 (7.14%) iPad
6 10 (7.14%) Flash Games
7 8 (5.71%) Social Gaming
8 6 (4.29%) Mobile App
8 6 (4.29%) Xbox
8 6 (4.29%) Online Games
9 5 (3.57%) Social Network
10 4 (2.86%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (1.43%) Interactive TV
11 2 (1.43%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 71 (50.71%) Android
2 60 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 28 (20.00%) Linux
4 21 (15.00%) CentOS
4 21 (15.00%) Debian
4 21 (15.00%) Ubuntu
5 19 (13.57%) Windows
6 6 (4.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.00%) Game Development
2 41 (29.29%) OO
3 25 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.86%) Time Management
4 12 (8.57%) Scrum
5 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.00%) TDD
6 7 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (4.29%) OOP
7 6 (4.29%) OOD
8 5 (3.57%) 3D Modelling
8 5 (3.57%) 3D Animation
9 4 (2.86%) Android Development
10 3 (2.14%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.14%) System Testing
10 3 (2.14%) Web Development
10 3 (2.14%) UML
11 2 (1.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.86%) JavaScript
2 43 (30.71%) C++
3 31 (22.14%) Java
4 28 (20.00%) ActionScript
5 23 (16.43%) Scala
5 23 (16.43%) ActionScript 3.0
6 21 (15.00%) Ruby
7 19 (13.57%) Lua
8 13 (9.29%) Objective-C
9 12 (8.57%) C#
10 9 (6.43%) C
10 9 (6.43%) Python
10 9 (6.43%) Erlang
11 5 (3.57%) Perl
12 4 (2.86%) PowerHouse
12 4 (2.86%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.43%) MAXScript
13 2 (1.43%) PHP
13 2 (1.43%) SQL
13 2 (1.43%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 21 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (2.86%) Facebook
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle
3 2 (1.43%) Google
3 2 (1.43%) Sencha
3 2 (1.43%) Twitter
4 1 (0.71%) Sony
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £Very Competitve + Stock Opt
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £Good + Half Day on Friday!
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + More
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - + Exception Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Extreme Live Gaming
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Piccadilly Circus, London
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago