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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Game Developer
Rank 590 612 568
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 27 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.097% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 48 44
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
- +32.07%
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
40856 46590 41043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.45% 93.83% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34522 39077 34537
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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
City of London +34 4 £58,750 +11.90%
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 57 (100.00%) Games
2 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (49.12%) C++
4 22 (38.60%) Android
4 22 (38.60%) Apple iOS
5 20 (35.09%) Flash
6 19 (33.33%) OO
6 19 (33.33%) Game Development
7 18 (31.58%) C#
7 18 (31.58%) ActionScript
7 18 (31.58%) Scrum
7 18 (31.58%) Degree
8 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
9 15 (26.32%) Java
9 15 (26.32%) ActionScript 3.0
9 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (24.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 13 (22.81%) Facebook
11 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
12 12 (21.05%) Mobile Games
12 12 (21.05%) Linux
12 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
14 9 (15.79%) HTML
14 9 (15.79%) HTML5
14 9 (15.79%) Facebook Platform
14 9 (15.79%) iOS Development
15 7 (12.28%) Online Games
15 7 (12.28%) Android Development
15 7 (12.28%) Jenkins

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 9 (15.79%) Facebook Platform
2 6 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.51%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (10.53%) Redis
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) Moq
3 1 (1.75%) Gradle
General
1 57 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) iGaming
4 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) Flash
2 14 (24.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) HTML5
4 5 (8.77%) CSS
5 4 (7.02%) PureMVC
6 3 (5.26%) HTML5 Canvas
6 3 (5.26%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.51%) cocos2d
7 2 (3.51%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (3.51%) CSS3
8 1 (1.75%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.75%) DirectX
8 1 (1.75%) Middleware
8 1 (1.75%) WebGL
8 1 (1.75%) Android NDK
8 1 (1.75%) Stage3D
8 1 (1.75%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Computer Science
2 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (21.05%) Mobile Games
4 7 (12.28%) Online Games
5 6 (10.53%) iPad
5 6 (10.53%) Social Gaming
6 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
6 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
7 4 (7.02%) User Experience
7 4 (7.02%) Data Structures
7 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
7 4 (7.02%) Physics
7 4 (7.02%) Social Network
7 4 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (5.26%) Xbox
9 2 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (3.51%) Flash Games
10 1 (1.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Android
1 22 (38.60%) Apple iOS
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) CentOS
3 6 (10.53%) Ubuntu
3 6 (10.53%) Debian
3 6 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) OO
2 19 (33.33%) Game Development
3 18 (31.58%) Scrum
4 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.79%) iOS Development
6 7 (12.28%) Android Development
7 6 (10.53%) DevOps
7 6 (10.53%) Workflow
8 5 (8.77%) OOP
8 5 (8.77%) MVC
8 5 (8.77%) TDD
8 5 (8.77%) Analytics
9 4 (7.02%) SDLC
10 2 (3.51%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.51%) Time Management
10 2 (3.51%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (1.75%) Refactoring
11 1 (1.75%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) C++
2 18 (31.58%) C#
2 18 (31.58%) ActionScript
3 15 (26.32%) Java
3 15 (26.32%) ActionScript 3.0
4 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.53%) Scala
5 6 (10.53%) Ruby
6 5 (8.77%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.02%) Lua
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.53%) Graphite
1 6 (10.53%) logstash
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Facebook
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) Google
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