The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Game Developer
Rank 877 824 882
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Developer 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
Senior 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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Games Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer across the England region.

Senior Games Developer Salary Trend in England

Senior Games Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Senior Games Developer Salary Histogram in England

Senior 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 Senior Games Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
London -13 2 £77,500 +93.75%
Senior Games Developer
UK

Senior Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Games Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (88.24%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
4 10 (58.82%) Debian
4 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (58.82%) Ruby
4 10 (58.82%) Ubuntu
4 10 (58.82%) Android
4 10 (58.82%) CentOS
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (58.82%) Scala
4 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Puppet
4 10 (58.82%) Redis
4 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
4 10 (58.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (58.82%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (58.82%) logstash
4 10 (58.82%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Games
6 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.76%) Game Development
6 2 (11.76%) R
6 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data

Senior Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Redis
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.88%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Debian
2 10 (58.82%) Ubuntu
2 10 (58.82%) Android
2 10 (58.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Game Development
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Ruby
2 10 (58.82%) Scala
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) R
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
1 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (58.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Facebook