The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
England / London
Rank 486 487 542
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 91 159 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84 146 103
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -

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
31495 39628 40516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 96.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26687 34171 34145
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Games Developer in the job title.

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 1 March 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
City of London +40 6 £68,750 +44.73%
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 London region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 204 (99.51%) Games
2 108 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (51.71%) TDD
4 83 (40.49%) Java
5 81 (39.51%) C#
6 79 (38.54%) Scrum
7 76 (37.07%) JavaScript
8 73 (35.61%) Kanban
9 71 (34.63%) BDD
10 65 (31.71%) HTML
11 63 (30.73%) HTML5
12 60 (29.27%) .NET
13 59 (28.78%) SQL Server
14 57 (27.80%) Web Application Development
15 53 (25.85%) Rhino Mocks
15 53 (25.85%) Moq
15 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (25.85%) LINQ
15 53 (25.85%) NUnit
15 53 (25.85%) NHibernate
15 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET
15 53 (25.85%) MVC
15 53 (25.85%) SQL Server 2014
15 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 45 (21.95%) CSS
16 45 (21.95%) Degree
17 39 (19.02%) Spring
18 34 (16.59%) Online Games
19 30 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (13.66%) NoSQL

Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 10 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.90%) Apache
2 8 (3.90%) MQSeries
3 7 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.93%) Apache TomEE
5 5 (2.44%) JBoss
6 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 53 (25.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 28 (13.66%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.27%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.32%) Neo4j
6 14 (6.83%) Big Data
7 11 (5.37%) MySQL
8 10 (4.88%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.90%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.90%) HBase
10 7 (3.41%) Hazelcast
11 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.98%) Redis
15 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 53 (25.85%) Moq
1 53 (25.85%) NUnit
1 53 (25.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 22 (10.73%) Maven
3 21 (10.24%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.34%) Jasmine
4 13 (6.34%) Mocha
5 10 (4.88%) Grunt
5 10 (4.88%) gulp
6 8 (3.90%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.93%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.49%) Gradle
8 1 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 204 (99.51%) Games
2 15 (7.32%) Finance
3 9 (4.39%) Banking
4 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (31.71%) HTML
2 63 (30.73%) HTML5
3 60 (29.27%) .NET
4 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET
4 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 53 (25.85%) LINQ
4 53 (25.85%) NHibernate
5 45 (21.95%) CSS
6 39 (19.02%) Spring
7 27 (13.17%) Silverlight
7 27 (13.17%) WCF
7 27 (13.17%) WPF
7 27 (13.17%) XML
8 26 (12.68%) .NET Framework
9 23 (11.22%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (7.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 15 (7.32%) CSS3
11 15 (7.32%) Pixi.js
12 13 (6.34%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.59%) Online Games
2 21 (10.24%) Animation
3 20 (9.76%) Client/Server
4 17 (8.29%) Computer Science
5 16 (7.80%) Online Gambling
6 11 (5.37%) Mobile Games
7 9 (4.39%) Social Media
8 5 (2.44%) Fintech
9 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.95%) Social Gaming
10 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.98%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.98%) iPad
11 2 (0.98%) iPhone
11 2 (0.98%) Pricing Data
11 2 (0.98%) User Experience
12 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.49%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.32%) Android
2 11 (5.37%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (51.71%) TDD
3 79 (38.54%) Scrum
4 73 (35.61%) Kanban
5 71 (34.63%) BDD
6 57 (27.80%) Web Application Development
7 53 (25.85%) MVC
8 30 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (11.71%) Microservices
9 24 (11.71%) OO
10 23 (11.22%) OOP
11 18 (8.78%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.78%) Mobile Development
12 17 (8.29%) Software Engineering
13 16 (7.80%) DevOps
14 15 (7.32%) Front End Development
15 14 (6.83%) Web Development
16 13 (6.34%) Multithreading
17 12 (5.85%) Automation Testing
17 12 (5.85%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 83 (40.49%) Java
2 81 (39.51%) C#
3 76 (37.07%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.17%) VB.NET
5 26 (12.68%) C++
6 19 (9.27%) Scala
7 17 (8.29%) TypeScript
8 15 (7.32%) SQL
9 12 (5.85%) Python
10 10 (4.88%) PHP
11 7 (3.41%) C
12 6 (2.93%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.44%) ES6
13 5 (2.44%) Lua
13 5 (2.44%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.46%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (21.95%) Degree
2 26 (12.68%) MCAD
2 26 (12.68%) MCP
2 26 (12.68%) MCSD
2 26 (12.68%) MCTS
2 26 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (4.88%) Facebook
2 9 (4.39%) Google
3 2 (0.98%) Adobe
3 2 (0.98%) Apple
3 2 (0.98%) IBM
3 2 (0.98%) Intel
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle
4 1 (0.49%) Perforce
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