The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 499 542 540
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 140 99 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 132 95 119
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Games Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Games Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in London

Games Developer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Games Developer Salary Histogram in London

Games Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
Brentford - 7 £37,500 -
City of London +46 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Games
2 168 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (55.03%) JavaScript
4 140 (46.98%) TDD
5 130 (43.62%) HTML
6 128 (42.95%) Java
7 111 (37.25%) CSS
8 109 (36.58%) HTML5
9 107 (35.91%) Online Games
10 91 (30.54%) C#
11 85 (28.52%) Scrum
12 77 (25.84%) BDD
13 74 (24.83%) Spring
14 71 (23.83%) MVC
15 66 (22.15%) .NET
16 65 (21.81%) Degree
17 63 (21.14%) SQL Server
18 60 (20.13%) MongoDB
19 58 (19.46%) Maven
19 58 (19.46%) ASP.NET
20 57 (19.13%) NoSQL
20 57 (19.13%) Kanban
21 56 (18.79%) PHP
22 55 (18.46%) NUnit
22 55 (18.46%) NHibernate
22 55 (18.46%) LINQ
22 55 (18.46%) Rhino Mocks
22 55 (18.46%) Moq
22 55 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
22 55 (18.46%) Web Application Development

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 39 (13.09%) Node.js
2 11 (3.69%) Apache
3 8 (2.68%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.34%) Apache TomEE
4 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) Jetty
Applications
1 16 (5.37%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (2.68%) Google App Engine
3 6 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (2.01%) PaaS
4 5 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.02%) HTTP
2 8 (2.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 60 (20.13%) MongoDB
3 57 (19.13%) NoSQL
4 55 (18.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 36 (12.08%) Neo4j
6 32 (10.74%) Hazelcast
7 22 (7.38%) MySQL
8 9 (3.02%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.35%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.01%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.34%) Big Data
12 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.67%) Redis
14 1 (0.34%) Flink
14 1 (0.34%) Impala
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 58 (19.46%) Maven
2 55 (18.46%) Moq
2 55 (18.46%) NUnit
2 55 (18.46%) Rhino Mocks
3 37 (12.42%) Git (software)
4 30 (10.07%) Grunt
5 19 (6.38%) Subversion
6 12 (4.03%) Eclipse
6 12 (4.03%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.02%) JUnit
8 7 (2.35%) gulp
8 7 (2.35%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.34%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.34%) Selenium
11 1 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 298 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (4.03%) iGaming
3 8 (2.68%) Law
4 2 (0.67%) Back Office
4 2 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.34%) Finance
5 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (43.62%) HTML
2 111 (37.25%) CSS
3 109 (36.58%) HTML5
4 74 (24.83%) Spring
5 66 (22.15%) .NET
6 58 (19.46%) ASP.NET
7 55 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 55 (18.46%) LINQ
7 55 (18.46%) NHibernate
8 50 (16.78%) CSS3
9 49 (16.44%) JDBC
9 49 (16.44%) XML
10 48 (16.11%) ActiveMQ
11 37 (12.42%) Apache Camel
12 35 (11.74%) JSP
13 29 (9.73%) .NET Framework
13 29 (9.73%) jQuery
14 26 (8.72%) WCF
14 26 (8.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (35.91%) Online Games
2 28 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.72%) N-Tier
4 18 (6.04%) Mobile Games
5 14 (4.70%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.03%) Social Media
6 12 (4.03%) User Experience
7 4 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.34%) Animation
7 4 (1.34%) Social Gaming
8 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.01%) Flash Games
8 3 (1.01%) Online Gambling
8 3 (1.01%) Social Network
8 3 (1.01%) W3C
9 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.11%) Linux
2 25 (8.39%) Apple iOS
3 23 (7.72%) Android
4 4 (1.34%) CentOS
4 4 (1.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (46.98%) TDD
3 85 (28.52%) Scrum
4 77 (25.84%) BDD
5 71 (23.83%) MVC
6 57 (19.13%) Kanban
7 55 (18.46%) Web Application Development
8 43 (14.43%) Front End Development
8 43 (14.43%) Software Engineering
9 42 (14.09%) OO
10 41 (13.76%) Game Development
11 35 (11.74%) OOP
12 33 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (6.04%) Concurrent Programming
13 18 (6.04%) Multithreading
14 15 (5.03%) SDLC
15 13 (4.36%) Mobile Development
16 12 (4.03%) Web Design
17 11 (3.69%) Integration Testing
17 11 (3.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 164 (55.03%) JavaScript
2 128 (42.95%) Java
3 91 (30.54%) C#
4 56 (18.79%) PHP
5 33 (11.07%) C++
6 30 (10.07%) Python
7 26 (8.72%) VB.NET
8 19 (6.38%) ActionScript
9 11 (3.69%) Lua
9 11 (3.69%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.68%) ActionScript 3.0
10 8 (2.68%) SQL
11 6 (2.01%) Erlang
11 6 (2.01%) F#
11 6 (2.01%) Scala
12 3 (1.01%) Clojure
12 3 (1.01%) Haskell
12 3 (1.01%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (21.81%) Degree
2 27 (9.06%) MCAD
2 27 (9.06%) MCP
2 27 (9.06%) MCSD
2 27 (9.06%) MCTS
2 27 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (3.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (8.39%) Google
2 17 (5.70%) Facebook
3 11 (3.69%) Sun
4 6 (2.01%) PayPal
5 4 (1.34%) Terracotta
6 3 (1.01%) Sony
6 3 (1.01%) Splunk
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle
8 1 (0.34%) Sencha
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