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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 719 784 716
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 188 152 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 178 126 241
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
88589 95961 107799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.50% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75325 79658 89090
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +97 183 £47,500 +5.55% 21
North West +19 3 £31,500 -18.70% 2
East of England +6 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 £32,500 -42.22%
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 372 (100.00%) Games
2 182 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (44.89%) JavaScript
4 136 (36.56%) C#
4 136 (36.56%) Java
5 128 (34.41%) TDD
6 123 (33.06%) HTML
7 106 (28.49%) CSS
8 97 (26.08%) Online Games
9 96 (25.81%) .NET
10 94 (25.27%) Scrum
10 94 (25.27%) HTML5
11 77 (20.70%) MVC
12 76 (20.43%) BDD
13 75 (20.16%) Spring
14 72 (19.35%) ASP.NET
15 69 (18.55%) SQL Server
16 67 (18.01%) Kanban
16 67 (18.01%) Game Development
17 64 (17.20%) MongoDB
17 64 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 63 (16.94%) Degree
19 62 (16.67%) C++
20 61 (16.40%) Web Application Development
20 61 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 60 (16.13%) Software Engineering
22 59 (15.86%) SQL Server 2014
23 58 (15.59%) LINQ
24 56 (15.05%) PHP
25 54 (14.52%) NUnit

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 30 (8.06%) Node.js
2 9 (2.42%) Apache
3 8 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.34%) Apache TomEE
5 5 (1.34%) Confluence
6 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.54%) WordPress
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Magento
1 2 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.69%) Google App Engine
4 9 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (2.42%) PaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.03%) Internet
2 3 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 64 (17.20%) MongoDB
3 59 (15.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 52 (13.98%) NoSQL
5 25 (6.72%) Neo4j
6 19 (5.11%) MySQL
7 11 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.69%) Apache Hive
8 10 (2.69%) Redis
9 9 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.42%) Couchbase
9 9 (2.42%) Hazelcast
10 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.08%) Big Data
13 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (14.52%) Moq
1 54 (14.52%) NUnit
1 54 (14.52%) Rhino Mocks
2 46 (12.37%) Maven
3 35 (9.41%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.45%) Grunt
5 21 (5.65%) Subversion
6 10 (2.69%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.42%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.88%) gulp
8 7 (1.88%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.34%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.34%) JIRA
9 5 (1.34%) JUnit
9 5 (1.34%) Selenium
10 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.81%) Hudson
11 3 (0.81%) webpack
12 2 (0.54%) Babel
General
1 372 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (2.42%) Finance
3 7 (1.88%) Banking
4 5 (1.34%) iGaming
5 4 (1.08%) Law
6 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.54%) Marketing
6 2 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (33.06%) HTML
2 106 (28.49%) CSS
3 96 (25.81%) .NET
4 94 (25.27%) HTML5
5 75 (20.16%) Spring
6 72 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 64 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 61 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 58 (15.59%) LINQ
10 52 (13.98%) NHibernate
11 42 (11.29%) CSS3
12 38 (10.22%) Web Services
13 37 (9.95%) XML
14 34 (9.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 33 (8.87%) ActiveMQ
15 33 (8.87%) jQuery
16 32 (8.60%) .NET Framework
17 31 (8.33%) Apache Camel
18 28 (7.53%) WCF
18 28 (7.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (26.08%) Online Games
2 45 (12.10%) Mobile Games
3 22 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.03%) Social Media
5 14 (3.76%) Mathematics
5 14 (3.76%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.23%) Animation
7 11 (2.96%) Social Gaming
8 10 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.42%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.15%) User Experience
11 7 (1.88%) Online Gambling
12 4 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.81%) iPad
13 3 (0.81%) Social Network
14 2 (0.54%) 3D Printing
14 2 (0.54%) Browser Games
14 2 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
15 1 (0.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.22%) Apple iOS
2 37 (9.95%) Linux
3 30 (8.06%) Android
4 5 (1.34%) CentOS
5 4 (1.08%) Windows
6 2 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (34.41%) TDD
3 94 (25.27%) Scrum
4 77 (20.70%) MVC
5 76 (20.43%) BDD
6 67 (18.01%) Game Development
6 67 (18.01%) Kanban
7 61 (16.40%) Web Application Development
8 60 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 36 (9.68%) Front End Development
10 34 (9.14%) Mobile Development
11 32 (8.60%) OO
12 30 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (8.06%) OOP
13 27 (7.26%) Multithreading
14 23 (6.18%) Concurrent Programming
14 23 (6.18%) iOS Development
15 19 (5.11%) Android Development
16 15 (4.03%) Web Development
17 14 (3.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 167 (44.89%) JavaScript
2 136 (36.56%) C#
2 136 (36.56%) Java
3 62 (16.67%) C++
4 56 (15.05%) PHP
5 41 (11.02%) Python
6 29 (7.80%) ActionScript
7 26 (6.99%) VB.NET
8 23 (6.18%) SQL
9 17 (4.57%) ActionScript 3.0
10 16 (4.30%) C
11 10 (2.69%) Clojure
11 10 (2.69%) Scala
12 9 (2.42%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.15%) F#
13 8 (2.15%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.88%) Erlang
14 7 (1.88%) Haskell
15 6 (1.61%) ECMAScript
16 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (16.94%) Degree
2 25 (6.72%) MCAD
2 25 (6.72%) MCP
2 25 (6.72%) MCSD
2 25 (6.72%) MCTS
2 25 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Ansible
1 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.27%) Mesos
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
1 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (5.65%) Google
2 12 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.96%) Facebook
4 9 (2.42%) PayPal
5 5 (1.34%) Terracotta
6 3 (0.81%) Adobe
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle
7 2 (0.54%) Zend
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
8 1 (0.27%) Maxymiser
8 1 (0.27%) Perforce
8 1 (0.27%) Splunk
8 1 (0.27%) Tableau
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