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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 460 568 511
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 182 98 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 173 90 185
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,650 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.00% -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
38716 41456 47435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.75% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33602 35010 39599
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +45 7 £37,500 -36.17% 1
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 331 (100.00%) Games
2 173 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (45.32%) JavaScript
4 129 (38.97%) Java
5 117 (35.35%) TDD
6 114 (34.44%) C#
7 108 (32.63%) HTML
8 99 (29.91%) CSS
9 93 (28.10%) Online Games
10 83 (25.08%) HTML5
10 83 (25.08%) .NET
11 78 (23.56%) Scrum
12 76 (22.96%) Spring
13 70 (21.15%) BDD
14 64 (19.34%) MVC
15 63 (19.03%) MongoDB
16 62 (18.73%) ASP.NET
17 61 (18.43%) Degree
18 60 (18.13%) SQL Server
19 58 (17.52%) LINQ
20 57 (17.22%) C++
20 57 (17.22%) Game Development
21 56 (16.92%) PHP
22 54 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
23 53 (16.01%) Kanban
24 52 (15.71%) Rhino Mocks
24 52 (15.71%) Moq
24 52 (15.71%) NoSQL
24 52 (15.71%) NHibernate
24 52 (15.71%) NUnit

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 24 (7.25%) Node.js
2 11 (3.32%) Apache
3 9 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.81%) Apache TomEE
6 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.21%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.60%) WordPress
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.30%) CMS
9 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
1 2 (0.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.02%) Google App Engine
4 9 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.72%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (2.72%) PaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.53%) Internet
2 4 (1.21%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.03%) MongoDB
2 60 (18.13%) SQL Server
3 52 (15.71%) NoSQL
3 52 (15.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (7.55%) Neo4j
5 18 (5.44%) MySQL
6 11 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.02%) Apache Hive
7 10 (3.02%) Redis
8 9 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (2.72%) Couchbase
8 9 (2.72%) Hazelcast
9 6 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.21%) Big Data
11 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.30%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (15.71%) Moq
1 52 (15.71%) NUnit
1 52 (15.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 47 (14.20%) Maven
3 29 (8.76%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.95%) Grunt
5 20 (6.04%) Subversion
6 10 (3.02%) Cucumber
6 10 (3.02%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.11%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.81%) gulp
8 6 (1.81%) Selenium
9 4 (1.21%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.21%) JIRA
10 3 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.91%) Hudson
10 3 (0.91%) JUnit
11 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.30%) Ant
12 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 331 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (2.72%) Finance
3 7 (2.11%) Banking
4 5 (1.51%) iGaming
5 4 (1.21%) Law
6 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (32.63%) HTML
2 99 (29.91%) CSS
3 83 (25.08%) .NET
3 83 (25.08%) HTML5
4 76 (22.96%) Spring
5 62 (18.73%) ASP.NET
6 58 (17.52%) LINQ
7 54 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 52 (15.71%) NHibernate
9 39 (11.78%) CSS3
10 34 (10.27%) ActiveMQ
10 34 (10.27%) Web Services
11 33 (9.97%) Apache Camel
11 33 (9.97%) XML
12 32 (9.67%) .NET Framework
13 31 (9.37%) jQuery
14 30 (9.06%) JDBC
15 26 (7.85%) WCF
15 26 (7.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (28.10%) Online Games
2 41 (12.39%) Mobile Games
3 22 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.83%) Social Media
5 13 (3.93%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.63%) Mathematics
7 11 (3.32%) Social Gaming
8 8 (2.42%) Animation
8 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.81%) Online Gambling
11 5 (1.51%) User Experience
12 3 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.91%) Social Network
13 2 (0.60%) 3D Printing
13 2 (0.60%) Browser Games
14 1 (0.30%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.30%) iPad
14 1 (0.30%) iPhone
14 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.48%) Linux
2 32 (9.67%) Apple iOS
3 24 (7.25%) Android
4 6 (1.81%) CentOS
5 2 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (35.35%) TDD
3 78 (23.56%) Scrum
4 70 (21.15%) BDD
5 64 (19.34%) MVC
6 57 (17.22%) Game Development
7 53 (16.01%) Kanban
8 52 (15.71%) Web Application Development
9 51 (15.41%) Software Engineering
10 33 (9.97%) Front End Development
11 30 (9.06%) Mobile Development
12 29 (8.76%) Multithreading
12 29 (8.76%) OOP
13 28 (8.46%) OO
14 25 (7.55%) Concurrent Programming
15 23 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (6.34%) iOS Development
17 17 (5.14%) Android Development
18 13 (3.93%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (3.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (45.32%) JavaScript
2 129 (38.97%) Java
3 114 (34.44%) C#
4 57 (17.22%) C++
5 56 (16.92%) PHP
6 41 (12.39%) Python
7 29 (8.76%) ActionScript
8 26 (7.85%) VB.NET
9 20 (6.04%) SQL
10 17 (5.14%) ActionScript 3.0
11 16 (4.83%) C
12 11 (3.32%) Scala
13 10 (3.02%) Clojure
14 8 (2.42%) F#
14 8 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 7 (2.11%) Erlang
15 7 (2.11%) Haskell
15 7 (2.11%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.51%) Ruby
16 5 (1.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (18.43%) Degree
2 25 (7.55%) MCAD
2 25 (7.55%) MCP
2 25 (7.55%) MCSD
2 25 (7.55%) MCTS
2 25 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Ansible
1 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.30%) Mesos
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (6.34%) Google
2 11 (3.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.02%) Facebook
4 9 (2.72%) PayPal
5 6 (1.81%) Terracotta
6 2 (0.60%) Zend
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) Apple
7 1 (0.30%) Maxymiser
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle
7 1 (0.30%) Splunk
7 1 (0.30%) Tableau
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + equity and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + equity and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Large Share options
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Awesome Perks + Stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Awesome Perks + Stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago