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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 474 571 495
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 161 96 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 150 80 206
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
37731 42824 48215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.70% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32834 36221 40358
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +53 7 £52,500 -4.54%
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 346 (100.00%) Games
2 180 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (49.71%) JavaScript
4 127 (36.71%) C#
5 119 (34.39%) HTML
6 116 (33.53%) Java
7 114 (32.95%) TDD
8 101 (29.19%) CSS
9 99 (28.61%) Online Games
10 91 (26.30%) .NET
11 90 (26.01%) HTML5
12 76 (21.97%) Scrum
13 68 (19.65%) MVC
14 66 (19.08%) BDD
15 65 (18.79%) ASP.NET
16 64 (18.50%) Spring
17 63 (18.21%) C++
18 61 (17.63%) Degree
18 61 (17.63%) MongoDB
19 60 (17.34%) SQL Server
20 58 (16.76%) LINQ
20 58 (16.76%) Game Development
21 55 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
22 54 (15.61%) PHP
22 54 (15.61%) Kanban
23 53 (15.32%) Software Engineering
23 53 (15.32%) NUnit
24 52 (15.03%) Rhino Mocks
24 52 (15.03%) Moq
24 52 (15.03%) NHibernate

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 8 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.02%) Apache
2 7 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.16%) Apache TomEE
3 4 (1.16%) Confluence
4 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.58%) WordPress
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Magento
1 2 (0.58%) Shopify
2 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.34%) Google Cloud Platform
1 15 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (2.31%) Google App Engine
3 8 (2.31%) PaaS
4 4 (1.16%) GitHub
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.05%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.63%) MongoDB
2 60 (17.34%) SQL Server
3 52 (15.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 48 (13.87%) NoSQL
5 23 (6.65%) Neo4j
6 17 (4.91%) MySQL
7 11 (3.18%) Redis
8 10 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.60%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.31%) Couchbase
11 7 (2.02%) Hazelcast
12 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.87%) Big Data
15 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.29%) JasperReports
16 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (15.32%) NUnit
2 52 (15.03%) Moq
2 52 (15.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 38 (10.98%) Maven
4 33 (9.54%) Git (software)
5 27 (7.80%) Grunt
6 16 (4.62%) Subversion
7 11 (3.18%) gulp
8 9 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.02%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.45%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.16%) JIRA
11 4 (1.16%) Selenium
12 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.87%) Hudson
13 2 (0.58%) Babel
13 2 (0.58%) JUnit
13 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 346 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (2.60%) Finance
3 7 (2.02%) Banking
4 5 (1.45%) iGaming
5 4 (1.16%) Law
6 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.58%) Marketing
6 2 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (34.39%) HTML
2 101 (29.19%) CSS
3 91 (26.30%) .NET
4 90 (26.01%) HTML5
5 65 (18.79%) ASP.NET
6 64 (18.50%) Spring
7 58 (16.76%) LINQ
8 55 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 52 (15.03%) NHibernate
10 39 (11.27%) Web Services
11 38 (10.98%) CSS3
12 34 (9.83%) jQuery
12 34 (9.83%) XML
13 33 (9.54%) .NET Framework
14 27 (7.80%) ActiveMQ
14 27 (7.80%) WCF
15 26 (7.51%) Apache Camel
15 26 (7.51%) Silverlight
15 26 (7.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (28.61%) Online Games
2 41 (11.85%) Mobile Games
3 23 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.91%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.62%) Social Media
6 13 (3.76%) N-Tier
7 12 (3.47%) Animation
7 12 (3.47%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.47%) Social Gaming
8 11 (3.18%) User Experience
9 8 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.31%) Online Gambling
10 3 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.58%) 3D Printing
11 2 (0.58%) Browser Games
12 1 (0.29%) iPad
12 1 (0.29%) iPhone
12 1 (0.29%) Social Network
12 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.40%) Apple iOS
2 31 (8.96%) Linux
3 28 (8.09%) Android
4 5 (1.45%) Windows
5 4 (1.16%) CentOS
6 2 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (32.95%) TDD
3 76 (21.97%) Scrum
4 68 (19.65%) MVC
5 66 (19.08%) BDD
6 58 (16.76%) Game Development
7 54 (15.61%) Kanban
8 53 (15.32%) Software Engineering
9 52 (15.03%) Web Application Development
10 36 (10.40%) Front End Development
10 36 (10.40%) Mobile Development
11 34 (9.83%) OO
12 31 (8.96%) OOP
13 26 (7.51%) Multithreading
14 22 (6.36%) iOS Development
15 20 (5.78%) Concurrent Programming
15 20 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (5.20%) Android Development
17 16 (4.62%) Web Development
18 14 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 172 (49.71%) JavaScript
2 127 (36.71%) C#
3 116 (33.53%) Java
4 63 (18.21%) C++
5 54 (15.61%) PHP
6 39 (11.27%) Python
7 29 (8.38%) SQL
8 28 (8.09%) ActionScript
9 26 (7.51%) VB.NET
10 16 (4.62%) ActionScript 3.0
10 16 (4.62%) C
11 13 (3.76%) TypeScript
12 11 (3.18%) Scala
13 10 (2.89%) Clojure
14 9 (2.60%) F#
15 8 (2.31%) Objective-C
16 7 (2.02%) Erlang
16 7 (2.02%) Haskell
17 6 (1.73%) ECMAScript
17 6 (1.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (17.63%) Degree
2 25 (7.23%) MCAD
2 25 (7.23%) MCP
2 25 (7.23%) MCSD
2 25 (7.23%) MCTS
2 25 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Ansible
1 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.29%) Mesos
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
1 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (5.20%) Google
2 12 (3.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.89%) Facebook
4 8 (2.31%) PayPal
5 4 (1.16%) Terracotta
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe
6 2 (0.58%) Zend
7 1 (0.29%) Apple
7 1 (0.29%) Maxymiser
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle
7 1 (0.29%) Tableau
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, bonus, holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus 15% annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, 30 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Devon Jones
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago