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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 736 738 812
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 128 196 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 123 175 148
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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
81112 96104 102899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 80920 85864
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +16 111 £50,000 +25.00% 12
West Midlands -11 5 £52,500 +23.52%
North East +8 4 £40,000 -
South East +75 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
North West -34 2 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England +16 1 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Yorkshire +15 1 £37,500 -16.66%
South West - 1 £35,000 - 2
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 268 (98.89%) Games
2 137 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (43.54%) JavaScript
4 111 (40.96%) C#
5 104 (38.38%) TDD
6 89 (32.84%) HTML
6 89 (32.84%) Java
7 87 (32.10%) Scrum
8 77 (28.41%) BDD
9 71 (26.20%) Kanban
10 70 (25.83%) HTML5
11 66 (24.35%) MVC
12 64 (23.62%) CSS
13 63 (23.25%) .NET
14 60 (22.14%) SQL Server
15 59 (21.77%) Web Application Development
16 58 (21.40%) Degree
17 56 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 56 (20.66%) ASP.NET
18 54 (19.93%) Online Games
19 53 (19.56%) LINQ
19 53 (19.56%) NUnit
19 53 (19.56%) NHibernate
19 53 (19.56%) Rhino Mocks
19 53 (19.56%) Moq
19 53 (19.56%) SQL Server 2014
19 53 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 47 (17.34%) Spring
21 36 (13.28%) Linux
21 36 (13.28%) OOP

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 (3.32%) Apache
1 9 (3.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.21%) Apache TomEE
3 5 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.85%) CMS
3 5 (1.85%) JBoss
3 5 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.48%) GlassFish
4 4 (1.48%) Jetty
5 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.74%) nginx
6 1 (0.37%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.37%) Maya
2 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) HTTP
2 3 (1.11%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 53 (19.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 35 (12.92%) NoSQL
4 26 (9.59%) MySQL
5 24 (8.86%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.58%) Big Data
8 6 (2.21%) Hazelcast
8 6 (2.21%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.85%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.74%) Redis
11 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (19.56%) Moq
1 53 (19.56%) NUnit
1 53 (19.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 24 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.49%) Maven
4 13 (4.80%) Cucumber
4 13 (4.80%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.06%) gulp
6 10 (3.69%) Jasmine
6 10 (3.69%) Subversion
7 9 (3.32%) Grunt
7 9 (3.32%) Mocha
7 9 (3.32%) RSpec
8 8 (2.95%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.21%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.48%) Bower
10 4 (1.48%) GoCD
10 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.11%) Gradle
11 3 (1.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 268 (98.89%) Games
2 14 (5.17%) Finance
3 9 (3.32%) Billing
4 6 (2.21%) Banking
4 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.85%) Marketing
6 4 (1.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (32.84%) HTML
2 70 (25.83%) HTML5
3 64 (23.62%) CSS
4 63 (23.25%) .NET
5 56 (20.66%) ASP.NET
5 56 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 53 (19.56%) LINQ
6 53 (19.56%) NHibernate
7 47 (17.34%) Spring
8 35 (12.92%) AngularJS
9 33 (12.18%) XML
10 29 (10.70%) .NET Framework
11 28 (10.33%) WCF
12 27 (9.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 26 (9.59%) Silverlight
13 26 (9.59%) WPF
14 20 (7.38%) CSS3
14 20 (7.38%) jQuery
15 19 (7.01%) Pixi.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.93%) Online Games
2 27 (9.96%) Computer Science
3 24 (8.86%) Animation
4 20 (7.38%) Client/Server
5 17 (6.27%) Mathematics
6 16 (5.90%) Online Gambling
7 15 (5.54%) Social Media
8 12 (4.43%) Mobile Games
9 9 (3.32%) User Experience
10 7 (2.58%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.21%) Social Gaming
12 5 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.85%) iPhone
13 3 (1.11%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (1.11%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (1.11%) Graphic Design
13 3 (1.11%) iPad
13 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.28%) Linux
2 24 (8.86%) Android
3 23 (8.49%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.11%) Windows
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (38.38%) TDD
3 87 (32.10%) Scrum
4 77 (28.41%) BDD
5 71 (26.20%) Kanban
6 66 (24.35%) MVC
7 59 (21.77%) Web Application Development
8 36 (13.28%) OOP
9 34 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (11.81%) Web Development
11 30 (11.07%) OO
12 28 (10.33%) Game Development
12 28 (10.33%) Software Engineering
13 23 (8.49%) Front End Development
14 19 (7.01%) Mobile Development
15 18 (6.64%) DevOps
15 18 (6.64%) Multithreading
16 14 (5.17%) Continuous Deployment
17 13 (4.80%) E-Commerce
17 13 (4.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 118 (43.54%) JavaScript
2 111 (40.96%) C#
3 89 (32.84%) Java
4 35 (12.92%) C++
5 26 (9.59%) Python
5 26 (9.59%) VB.NET
6 23 (8.49%) TypeScript
7 21 (7.75%) Scala
8 20 (7.38%) PHP
9 19 (7.01%) SQL
10 13 (4.80%) Ruby
11 7 (2.58%) ES6
11 7 (2.58%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.48%) C
14 3 (1.11%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.11%) Lua
15 2 (0.74%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.74%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 58 (21.40%) Degree
2 27 (9.96%) MCAD
2 27 (9.96%) MCP
2 27 (9.96%) MCSD
2 27 (9.96%) MCTS
2 27 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.32%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Ansible
2 1 (0.37%) Mesos
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (3.32%) Facebook
2 4 (1.48%) Adobe
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.11%) Zend
4 2 (0.74%) Apple
5 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.37%) Google
5 1 (0.37%) Intel
5 1 (0.37%) Perforce
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.37%) RedGate
5 1 (0.37%) Samsung
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