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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 730 765 724
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 167 173 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 155 140 237
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
88322 99835 108668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 83205 89755
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 £72,500 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +90 161 £47,500 +5.55% 18
South East +22 2 £35,000 +16.66% 2
West Midlands -31 2 £30,000 -29.41% 4
North West +13 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England +9 1 - - 1
Games Developer
UK

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 375 (99.47%) Games
2 188 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (48.54%) JavaScript
4 139 (36.87%) C#
5 132 (35.01%) HTML
6 126 (33.42%) Java
7 121 (32.10%) TDD
8 111 (29.44%) CSS
9 104 (27.59%) Online Games
10 101 (26.79%) HTML5
11 96 (25.46%) .NET
12 83 (22.02%) Scrum
13 75 (19.89%) MVC
14 70 (18.57%) ASP.NET
15 69 (18.30%) BDD
16 67 (17.77%) Game Development
16 67 (17.77%) C++
17 66 (17.51%) Spring
18 65 (17.24%) Degree
18 65 (17.24%) SQL Server
19 62 (16.45%) MongoDB
20 60 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
21 59 (15.65%) Kanban
22 58 (15.38%) LINQ
22 58 (15.38%) PHP
23 57 (15.12%) Software Engineering
24 56 (14.85%) Web Application Development
24 56 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 55 (14.59%) SQL Server 2014
26 54 (14.32%) 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 8 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.86%) Apache
2 7 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.33%) Confluence
4 4 (1.06%) Apache TomEE
5 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.53%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Magento
1 2 (0.53%) Shopify
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
1 15 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.12%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (2.12%) Google App Engine
3 8 (2.12%) PaaS
4 4 (1.06%) GitHub
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.98%) Internet
2 2 (0.53%) HTTP
2 2 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 62 (16.45%) MongoDB
3 55 (14.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 50 (13.26%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.84%) Neo4j
6 21 (5.57%) MySQL
7 11 (2.92%) Redis
8 10 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.39%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.12%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.59%) Hazelcast
11 6 (1.59%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.80%) Big Data
12 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (14.32%) NUnit
2 53 (14.06%) Moq
2 53 (14.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 41 (10.88%) Maven
4 37 (9.81%) Git (software)
5 29 (7.69%) Grunt
6 19 (5.04%) Subversion
7 12 (3.18%) gulp
8 9 (2.39%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.12%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.59%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.33%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.33%) JIRA
11 5 (1.33%) JUnit
11 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.06%) Selenium
13 3 (0.80%) Hudson
13 3 (0.80%) webpack
14 2 (0.53%) Babel
General
1 375 (99.47%) Games
2 9 (2.39%) Finance
3 7 (1.86%) Banking
4 5 (1.33%) iGaming
5 4 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.53%) Marketing
6 2 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (35.01%) HTML
2 111 (29.44%) CSS
3 101 (26.79%) HTML5
4 96 (25.46%) .NET
5 70 (18.57%) ASP.NET
6 66 (17.51%) Spring
7 60 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (15.38%) LINQ
9 56 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 52 (13.79%) NHibernate
11 45 (11.94%) CSS3
12 44 (11.67%) Web Services
13 38 (10.08%) XML
14 36 (9.55%) jQuery
15 33 (8.75%) .NET Framework
16 31 (8.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 30 (7.96%) Node.js
18 29 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
19 28 (7.43%) WCF
20 27 (7.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 104 (27.59%) Online Games
2 44 (11.67%) Mobile Games
3 24 (6.37%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.77%) Mathematics
4 18 (4.77%) Social Media
5 15 (3.98%) Animation
6 13 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.18%) N-Tier
7 12 (3.18%) Social Gaming
8 11 (2.92%) User Experience
9 9 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.39%) Online Gambling
10 8 (2.12%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.80%) iPad
12 2 (0.53%) 3D Printing
12 2 (0.53%) Browser Games
13 1 (0.27%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.27%) iPhone
13 1 (0.27%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.08%) Apple iOS
2 33 (8.75%) Linux
3 30 (7.96%) Android
4 7 (1.86%) Windows
5 4 (1.06%) CentOS
6 2 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (32.10%) TDD
3 83 (22.02%) Scrum
4 75 (19.89%) MVC
5 69 (18.30%) BDD
6 67 (17.77%) Game Development
7 59 (15.65%) Kanban
8 57 (15.12%) Software Engineering
9 56 (14.85%) Web Application Development
10 39 (10.34%) Mobile Development
11 38 (10.08%) Front End Development
12 37 (9.81%) OOP
13 36 (9.55%) OO
14 28 (7.43%) Multithreading
15 24 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (5.84%) Concurrent Programming
16 22 (5.84%) iOS Development
17 20 (5.31%) Web Development
18 18 (4.77%) Android Development
19 15 (3.98%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 183 (48.54%) JavaScript
2 139 (36.87%) C#
3 126 (33.42%) Java
4 67 (17.77%) C++
5 58 (15.38%) PHP
6 40 (10.61%) Python
7 32 (8.49%) SQL
8 28 (7.43%) ActionScript
9 26 (6.90%) VB.NET
10 17 (4.51%) C
11 16 (4.24%) ActionScript 3.0
12 15 (3.98%) TypeScript
13 12 (3.18%) Scala
14 10 (2.65%) Clojure
15 9 (2.39%) F#
16 8 (2.12%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.86%) Erlang
17 7 (1.86%) Haskell
18 6 (1.59%) ECMAScript
18 6 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (17.24%) Degree
2 25 (6.63%) MCAD
2 25 (6.63%) MCP
2 25 (6.63%) MCSD
2 25 (6.63%) MCTS
2 25 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.12%) 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 18 (4.77%) Google
2 13 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.18%) Facebook
4 8 (2.12%) PayPal
5 4 (1.06%) Adobe
5 4 (1.06%) Terracotta
5 4 (1.06%) Zend
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle
7 1 (0.27%) Apple
7 1 (0.27%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.27%) Maxymiser
7 1 (0.27%) Perforce
7 1 (0.27%) Tableau
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £21000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus 15% annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bens, inc. Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Devon Jones
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago