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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 482 579 501
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 153 96 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 142 79 175
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
37735 42555 45663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.66% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32790 36003 38302
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 24 July 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 July 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 +62 6 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Games Developer
England

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Games
2 177 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (47.95%) JavaScript
4 132 (38.60%) C#
5 122 (35.67%) HTML
6 109 (31.87%) Java
7 103 (30.12%) TDD
8 99 (28.95%) CSS
9 93 (27.19%) .NET
9 93 (27.19%) Online Games
10 92 (26.90%) HTML5
11 77 (22.51%) Scrum
12 69 (20.18%) MVC
13 65 (19.01%) C++
13 65 (19.01%) ASP.NET
14 62 (18.13%) BDD
15 61 (17.84%) Degree
16 59 (17.25%) SQL Server
17 58 (16.96%) LINQ
17 58 (16.96%) MongoDB
17 58 (16.96%) Game Development
18 56 (16.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 55 (16.08%) Spring
20 54 (15.79%) PHP
20 54 (15.79%) Kanban
21 53 (15.50%) NUnit
22 52 (15.20%) NHibernate
22 52 (15.20%) Web Application Development
22 52 (15.20%) Rhino Mocks
22 52 (15.20%) Moq

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 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.46%) Apache
4 4 (1.17%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.17%) Confluence
5 3 (0.88%) Apache TomEE
5 3 (0.88%) CMS
6 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.58%) WordPress
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.29%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.29%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (1.46%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.46%) PaaS
5 4 (1.17%) GitHub
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 58 (16.96%) MongoDB
3 52 (15.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 45 (13.16%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.85%) MySQL
6 15 (4.39%) Neo4j
7 13 (3.80%) Redis
8 9 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.75%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.46%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.17%) Big Data
12 4 (1.17%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.58%) Hazelcast
15 1 (0.29%) Impala
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 53 (15.50%) NUnit
2 52 (15.20%) Moq
2 52 (15.20%) Rhino Mocks
3 33 (9.65%) Maven
4 30 (8.77%) Git (software)
5 28 (8.19%) Grunt
6 17 (4.97%) Subversion
7 12 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.51%) gulp
8 7 (2.05%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.46%) RSpec
10 4 (1.17%) JIRA
10 4 (1.17%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.88%) Hudson
11 3 (0.88%) JUnit
11 3 (0.88%) Selenium
12 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 342 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (2.63%) Finance
3 7 (2.05%) Banking
4 5 (1.46%) Billing
4 5 (1.46%) iGaming
5 4 (1.17%) Law
6 3 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (35.67%) HTML
2 99 (28.95%) CSS
3 93 (27.19%) .NET
4 92 (26.90%) HTML5
5 65 (19.01%) ASP.NET
6 58 (16.96%) LINQ
7 56 (16.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (16.08%) Spring
9 52 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 52 (15.20%) NHibernate
10 38 (11.11%) Web Services
11 36 (10.53%) CSS3
12 34 (9.94%) .NET Framework
13 33 (9.65%) XML
14 32 (9.36%) jQuery
15 28 (8.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 28 (8.19%) WCF
16 26 (7.60%) Silverlight
16 26 (7.60%) WPF
17 24 (7.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (27.19%) Online Games
2 40 (11.70%) Mobile Games
3 24 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.85%) Social Media
5 19 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 15 (4.39%) Animation
6 15 (4.39%) Client/Server
7 12 (3.51%) Social Gaming
8 11 (3.22%) N-Tier
8 11 (3.22%) Online Gambling
8 11 (3.22%) User Experience
9 9 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (2.34%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.58%) 3D Printing
12 2 (0.58%) Browser Games
12 2 (0.58%) Spread Betting
13 1 (0.29%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (0.29%) iPhone
13 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 32 (9.36%) Linux
3 28 (8.19%) Android
4 5 (1.46%) Windows
5 3 (0.88%) CentOS
6 2 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (30.12%) TDD
3 77 (22.51%) Scrum
4 69 (20.18%) MVC
5 62 (18.13%) BDD
6 58 (16.96%) Game Development
7 54 (15.79%) Kanban
8 52 (15.20%) Web Application Development
9 48 (14.04%) Software Engineering
10 40 (11.70%) Mobile Development
11 37 (10.82%) Front End Development
12 36 (10.53%) OO
13 35 (10.23%) OOP
14 27 (7.89%) Multithreading
15 22 (6.43%) iOS Development
16 21 (6.14%) Concurrent Programming
17 19 (5.56%) Web Development
18 18 (5.26%) Android Development
19 17 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (4.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 164 (47.95%) JavaScript
2 132 (38.60%) C#
3 109 (31.87%) Java
4 65 (19.01%) C++
5 54 (15.79%) PHP
6 41 (11.99%) Python
7 29 (8.48%) SQL
8 26 (7.60%) VB.NET
9 24 (7.02%) ActionScript
10 18 (5.26%) TypeScript
11 16 (4.68%) C
12 13 (3.80%) ActionScript 3.0
13 12 (3.51%) Scala
14 11 (3.22%) Ruby
15 10 (2.92%) Clojure
16 9 (2.63%) F#
17 8 (2.34%) Objective-C
18 7 (2.05%) Erlang
18 7 (2.05%) Haskell
19 6 (1.75%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 61 (17.84%) Degree
2 25 (7.31%) MCAD
2 25 (7.31%) MCP
2 25 (7.31%) MCSD
2 25 (7.31%) MCTS
2 25 (7.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Ansible
1 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.58%) Mesos
1 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.58%) Puppet
1 2 (0.58%) Terraform
2 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (4.68%) Google
2 12 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.34%) Facebook
4 5 (1.46%) PayPal
5 3 (0.88%) Terracotta
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe
6 2 (0.58%) Zend
7 1 (0.29%) Apple
7 1 (0.29%) Cloudera
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 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 30 days holiday, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus 15% annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 75000 with benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum great progression, working with recognised bra
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago