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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
England / London
Rank 485 522 535
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 103 126 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 96 119 94
Median salary £50,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

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
31979 39106 38954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 96.15% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27127 33602 33122
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 £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 5 £70,000 - 2
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Games
2 121 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (49.07%) TDD
4 84 (39.25%) JavaScript
5 82 (38.32%) Scrum
6 81 (37.85%) C#
7 80 (37.38%) Java
8 72 (33.64%) BDD
9 69 (32.24%) HTML
10 68 (31.78%) Kanban
11 61 (28.50%) .NET
12 59 (27.57%) Web Application Development
12 59 (27.57%) HTML5
13 58 (27.10%) SQL Server
14 56 (26.17%) MVC
15 54 (25.23%) ASP.NET
15 54 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (24.77%) Rhino Mocks
16 53 (24.77%) Moq
16 53 (24.77%) NHibernate
16 53 (24.77%) LINQ
16 53 (24.77%) NUnit
16 53 (24.77%) SQL Server 2014
16 53 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 52 (24.30%) CSS
18 47 (21.96%) Degree
19 43 (20.09%) Spring
20 41 (19.16%) Online Games
21 31 (14.49%) NoSQL
22 30 (14.02%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (4.21%) Apache
2 8 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.27%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.80%) Apache TomEE
5 5 (2.34%) JBoss
6 4 (1.87%) CMS
6 4 (1.87%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.87%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.93%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.93%) Jetty
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 53 (24.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (14.49%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.81%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.07%) MySQL
6 12 (5.61%) Neo4j
7 11 (5.14%) Big Data
8 8 (3.74%) Hazelcast
8 8 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.27%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.87%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.87%) HBase
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 53 (24.77%) Moq
1 53 (24.77%) NUnit
1 53 (24.77%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.21%) Maven
4 14 (6.54%) gulp
5 13 (6.07%) Jasmine
5 13 (6.07%) Mocha
6 10 (4.67%) Grunt
6 10 (4.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.27%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.80%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.34%) RSpec
10 4 (1.87%) Bower
11 3 (1.40%) Gradle
11 3 (1.40%) Subversion
12 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.93%) GoCD
12 2 (0.93%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 214 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (7.48%) Finance
3 7 (3.27%) Banking
4 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.34%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (32.24%) HTML
2 61 (28.50%) .NET
3 59 (27.57%) HTML5
4 54 (25.23%) ASP.NET
4 54 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 53 (24.77%) LINQ
5 53 (24.77%) NHibernate
6 52 (24.30%) CSS
7 43 (20.09%) Spring
8 28 (13.08%) WCF
9 27 (12.62%) Silverlight
9 27 (12.62%) WPF
10 26 (12.15%) .NET Framework
11 24 (11.21%) XML
12 23 (10.75%) ActiveMQ
13 22 (10.28%) AngularJS
14 17 (7.94%) CSS3
15 16 (7.48%) Apache Camel
16 14 (6.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.16%) Online Games
2 20 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.48%) Animation
3 16 (7.48%) Client/Server
4 14 (6.54%) Social Media
5 13 (6.07%) Online Gambling
6 12 (5.61%) Mobile Games
7 9 (4.21%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.27%) User Experience
9 5 (2.34%) Fintech
9 5 (2.34%) Social Gaming
10 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.87%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.87%) iPhone
11 3 (1.40%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.40%) iPad
11 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.40%) Physics
12 2 (0.93%) Clustering
12 2 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.81%) Linux
2 18 (8.41%) Android
3 17 (7.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (56.54%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (49.07%) TDD
3 82 (38.32%) Scrum
4 72 (33.64%) BDD
5 68 (31.78%) Kanban
6 59 (27.57%) Web Application Development
7 56 (26.17%) MVC
8 30 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (13.08%) OO
10 27 (12.62%) OOP
11 22 (10.28%) Software Engineering
12 20 (9.35%) Web Development
13 19 (8.88%) Microservices
14 16 (7.48%) Front End Development
14 16 (7.48%) Game Development
14 16 (7.48%) Multithreading
15 15 (7.01%) DevOps
15 15 (7.01%) E-Commerce
16 13 (6.07%) Automation Testing
16 13 (6.07%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (39.25%) JavaScript
2 81 (37.85%) C#
3 80 (37.38%) Java
4 27 (12.62%) VB.NET
5 21 (9.81%) C++
6 17 (7.94%) Python
6 17 (7.94%) TypeScript
7 15 (7.01%) Scala
8 13 (6.07%) SQL
9 10 (4.67%) PHP
10 7 (3.27%) ES6
10 7 (3.27%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.27%) Ruby
11 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.87%) Lua
13 3 (1.40%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.93%) C
15 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 47 (21.96%) Degree
2 26 (12.15%) MCAD
2 26 (12.15%) MCP
2 26 (12.15%) MCSD
2 26 (12.15%) MCTS
2 26 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.54%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.14%) Facebook
2 5 (2.34%) Google
3 3 (1.40%) Adobe
4 2 (0.93%) Apple
4 2 (0.93%) Intel
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.47%) Perforce
5 1 (0.47%) Samsung
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