The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Games Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Designer
Rank - 950 978
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Designer 0 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.012% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Median salary - £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary - £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90765 105251 110157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76040 87694 88974
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Games Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Games Designer in the job title.

Games Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Games Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Designer within the UK.

Games Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Games Designer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Games Designer 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 featuring Games Designer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) GIMP
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping

Games Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) GIMP
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe