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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 482 536 522
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 131 121 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 119 100 128
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
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
36986 42047 45092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.56% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32143 35731 37576
Median salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +43 6 £56,250 +21.62% 1
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Games
2 165 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (47.59%) JavaScript
4 126 (40.51%) C#
5 112 (36.01%) HTML
6 93 (29.90%) TDD
7 90 (28.94%) Java
8 89 (28.62%) .NET
9 87 (27.97%) CSS
10 81 (26.05%) Online Games
11 80 (25.72%) HTML5
11 80 (25.72%) Scrum
12 67 (21.54%) MVC
13 63 (20.26%) BDD
14 60 (19.29%) ASP.NET
15 59 (18.97%) C++
16 58 (18.65%) Degree
16 58 (18.65%) LINQ
17 57 (18.33%) SQL Server
18 56 (18.01%) Kanban
19 54 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 54 (17.36%) Web Application Development
20 53 (17.04%) Game Development
20 53 (17.04%) NUnit
21 52 (16.72%) Rhino Mocks
21 52 (16.72%) Moq
21 52 (16.72%) NHibernate
21 52 (16.72%) SQL Server 2014
21 52 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 48 (15.43%) MongoDB

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 7 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.93%) CMS
3 5 (1.61%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.29%) Confluence
5 3 (0.96%) Apache
5 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.64%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.64%) Jetty
7 1 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (0.32%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.32%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (2.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.29%) GitHub
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.64%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 52 (16.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 48 (15.43%) MongoDB
4 39 (12.54%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.79%) MySQL
6 11 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.22%) Neo4j
7 10 (3.22%) Redis
8 5 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.29%) Big Data
9 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.64%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.64%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (17.04%) NUnit
2 52 (16.72%) Moq
2 52 (16.72%) Rhino Mocks
3 31 (9.97%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.72%) Grunt
4 24 (7.72%) Maven
5 16 (5.14%) Cucumber
6 14 (4.50%) gulp
7 13 (4.18%) Subversion
8 9 (2.89%) RSpec
9 7 (2.25%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.29%) Bower
11 4 (1.29%) JIRA
12 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.96%) Hudson
12 3 (0.96%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.96%) Xcode
13 2 (0.64%) JUnit
13 2 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 311 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (3.86%) Finance
3 9 (2.89%) Billing
4 8 (2.57%) Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (36.01%) HTML
2 89 (28.62%) .NET
3 87 (27.97%) CSS
4 80 (25.72%) HTML5
5 60 (19.29%) ASP.NET
6 58 (18.65%) LINQ
7 54 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 52 (16.72%) NHibernate
9 45 (14.47%) Spring
10 34 (10.93%) .NET Framework
11 30 (9.65%) CSS3
11 30 (9.65%) Web Services
12 28 (9.00%) WCF
13 27 (8.68%) AngularJS
13 27 (8.68%) jQuery
13 27 (8.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 26 (8.36%) Silverlight
14 26 (8.36%) WPF
15 25 (8.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (26.05%) Online Games
2 39 (12.54%) Mobile Games
3 27 (8.68%) Computer Science
4 20 (6.43%) Mathematics
5 19 (6.11%) Social Media
6 16 (5.14%) User Experience
7 15 (4.82%) Animation
8 14 (4.50%) Client/Server
9 12 (3.86%) Social Gaming
10 10 (3.22%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (3.22%) Online Gambling
11 7 (2.25%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.29%) iPad
12 4 (1.29%) iPhone
13 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (0.64%) Browser Games
14 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.64%) Physics
14 2 (0.64%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.54%) Apple iOS
2 32 (10.29%) Linux
3 28 (9.00%) Android
4 5 (1.61%) Windows
5 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (29.90%) TDD
3 80 (25.72%) Scrum
4 67 (21.54%) MVC
5 63 (20.26%) BDD
6 56 (18.01%) Kanban
7 54 (17.36%) Web Application Development
8 53 (17.04%) Game Development
9 45 (14.47%) Software Engineering
10 36 (11.58%) OOP
11 33 (10.61%) Front End Development
11 33 (10.61%) OO
12 32 (10.29%) Mobile Development
13 23 (7.40%) iOS Development
14 22 (7.07%) Web Development
15 21 (6.75%) Multithreading
16 17 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (5.14%) Android Development
17 16 (5.14%) Concurrent Programming
18 13 (4.18%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 148 (47.59%) JavaScript
2 126 (40.51%) C#
3 90 (28.94%) Java
4 59 (18.97%) C++
5 41 (13.18%) PHP
6 36 (11.58%) Python
7 26 (8.36%) VB.NET
8 21 (6.75%) ActionScript
8 21 (6.75%) SQL
9 20 (6.43%) TypeScript
10 16 (5.14%) Ruby
11 13 (4.18%) C
12 11 (3.54%) Objective-C
13 10 (3.22%) Scala
14 9 (2.89%) ActionScript 3.0
15 7 (2.25%) F#
16 6 (1.93%) Clojure
16 6 (1.93%) ECMAScript
17 5 (1.61%) Groovy
17 5 (1.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 58 (18.65%) Degree
2 26 (8.36%) MCAD
2 26 (8.36%) MCP
2 26 (8.36%) MCSD
2 26 (8.36%) MCTS
2 26 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Ansible
1 2 (0.64%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.64%) Mesos
1 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.64%) Puppet
1 2 (0.64%) Terraform
2 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (2.89%) Google
2 8 (2.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.93%) Facebook
4 3 (0.96%) Adobe
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle
5 2 (0.64%) PayPal
6 1 (0.32%) Apple
6 1 (0.32%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.32%) Maxymiser
6 1 (0.32%) Samsung
6 1 (0.32%) Tableau
6 1 (0.32%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.32%) Zend
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago