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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Designer
UK
Rank 847 921 954
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Designer 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £30,750 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,250 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Designer over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 within the UK.

Games Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Games Designer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
England +82 5 £52,500 +55.55% 1
London +78 4 £55,000 +62.96% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £45,000 -

Games Designer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (40.00%) Pixate
4 2 (40.00%) InVision
4 2 (40.00%) Framer.js
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (20.00%) Online Games
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (40.00%) InVision
3 2 (40.00%) Pixate
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Framer.js
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago