The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Game Developer
UK
Rank 846 907 942
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Developer 12 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.014% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 8
Median salary £58,750 £70,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% +60.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £55,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 - £40,000

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Games Developer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Games Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Games Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Games Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Games Developer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 +48 12 £58,750 -16.07% 3
London +64 8 £60,000 -14.28% 2
West Midlands +5 2 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
North East - 2 £40,000 -

Senior Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Games Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Games
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) TDD
4 13 (40.63%) Spring
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
6 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
7 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
7 10 (31.25%) REST
7 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 10 (31.25%) MySQL
8 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.00%) C#
8 8 (25.00%) DevOps
9 7 (21.88%) Docker
9 7 (21.88%) Concurrent Programming
9 7 (21.88%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) jQuery
9 7 (21.88%) Ruby
10 6 (18.75%) Billing
10 6 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (18.75%) Microservices
10 6 (18.75%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (18.75%) Swagger
10 6 (18.75%) Sinatra
10 6 (18.75%) Big Data
10 6 (18.75%) RSpec
11 5 (15.63%) BDD

Senior Games Developer 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 4 (12.50%) GlassFish
1 4 (12.50%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 10 (31.25%) MySQL
3 6 (18.75%) Big Data
3 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
6 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 6 (18.75%) RSpec
3 4 (12.50%) GoCD
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 32 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (18.75%) Billing
3 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Spring
2 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 10 (31.25%) REST
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (18.75%) Sinatra
4 6 (18.75%) Swagger
5 5 (15.63%) JMS
5 5 (15.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 4 (12.50%) HATEOAS
6 4 (12.50%) Java EE
6 4 (12.50%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.25%) DirectX
7 2 (6.25%) Django
7 2 (6.25%) Flask
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) LAMP
7 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile Games
1 3 (9.38%) Social Gaming
1 3 (9.38%) Social Media
2 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (6.25%) HTC Vive
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.25%) Oculus Rift
2 2 (6.25%) Online Games
2 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (40.63%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
4 8 (25.00%) DevOps
5 7 (21.88%) Concurrent Programming
6 6 (18.75%) Microservices
7 5 (15.63%) BDD
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) OO
7 5 (15.63%) OOP
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (12.50%) Kanban
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (12.50%) OOD
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
9 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) HLSL
6 2 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Facebook
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