The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Game Developer
Rank 874 876 883
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Developer 6 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.013% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 2
Average salary £42,000 £60,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -35.23%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 26 January 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 6 £42,000 -30.00% 1
London +1 3 £42,000 -30.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Devon - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Games Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Game Development
5 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Debian
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) iPad
6 1 (11.11%) Puppet
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) logstash
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Redis
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (11.11%) Graphite

Senior Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Debian
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Graphite
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: 5 days ago