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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Game Developer
Rank 900 956 979
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Developer 16 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.013% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 15
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 -

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

Senior Games Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Games Developer
Top 3 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 1 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
London +65 14 £58,750 -16.07% 3
England +55 14 £58,750 -16.07% 3
City of London - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) Game Development
4 9 (28.13%) HTML5
4 9 (28.13%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) Mobile Games
5 7 (21.88%) Spring
5 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
5 7 (21.88%) Android
5 7 (21.88%) Mobile Development
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Ajax
6 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (12.50%) API Development
8 4 (12.50%) React Native
8 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
8 4 (12.50%) Android Development
8 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
8 4 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (12.50%) Online Gambling

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 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Redis
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Babel
1 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.13%) Grunt
1 1 (3.13%) JUnit
1 1 (3.13%) Log4Net
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) NUnit
1 1 (3.13%) RSpec
1 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 32 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) HTML5
3 7 (21.88%) Spring
4 6 (18.75%) Ajax
4 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) .NET
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) JSON
6 4 (12.50%) LINQ
6 4 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (12.50%) Pixi.js
6 4 (12.50%) React Native
6 4 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile Games
2 4 (12.50%) Animation
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.50%) Online Gambling
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Android
1 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Game Development
2 7 (21.88%) Mobile Development
2 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
4 4 (12.50%) Android Development
4 4 (12.50%) API Development
4 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Disruptive Innovation
6 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) BDD
7 1 (3.13%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (3.13%) Data Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.13%) OOP
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 7 (21.88%) C++
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) ECMAScript
6 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 3 (9.38%) C
8 1 (3.13%) F#
8 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) R
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
1 1 (3.13%) Facebook
1 1 (3.13%) Google
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Devon Jones
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago