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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Game Developer
Rank 870 947 970
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Developer 13 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.018% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 7
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 - £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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Games Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Games Developer
Top 10 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 4 December 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
England +89 13 £55,000 - 2
London +71 7 £57,500 +4.54%
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 - 2
North East +10 2 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 2 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear +5 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 36 (100.00%) Games
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
5 13 (36.11%) TDD
5 13 (36.11%) MySQL
6 12 (33.33%) Spring
6 12 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 11 (30.56%) Linux
8 10 (27.78%) C#
8 10 (27.78%) Ruby
8 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.00%) RSpec
9 9 (25.00%) Sinatra
9 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (25.00%) Billing
9 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
9 9 (25.00%) Swagger
10 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 8 (22.22%) REST
10 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
11 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) BDD
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum
11 6 (16.67%) OO
12 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (13.89%) MVC

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 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 4 (11.11%) Jetty
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MySQL
2 12 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (8.33%) Big Data
7 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.78%) Redis
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
2 9 (25.00%) RSpec
3 4 (11.11%) GoCD
3 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) Gradle
6 1 (2.78%) Log4Net
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (25.00%) Billing
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) AngularJS
2 12 (33.33%) Spring
3 9 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (25.00%) Sinatra
3 9 (25.00%) Swagger
4 8 (22.22%) REST
5 6 (16.67%) jQuery
6 5 (13.89%) Java EE
6 5 (13.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (11.11%) HATEOAS
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) SOAP
7 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.33%) JDBC
8 3 (8.33%) JMS
9 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (5.56%) DirectX
9 2 (5.56%) Django
9 2 (5.56%) LAMP
9 2 (5.56%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Social Media
2 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile Games
2 3 (8.33%) Social Gaming
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (5.56%) HTC Vive
3 2 (5.56%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (5.56%) Online Games
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Concurrent Programming
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (11.11%) Kanban
7 4 (11.11%) OOD
7 4 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Microservices
8 3 (8.33%) OOP
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) Ruby
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) Scala
5 2 (5.56%) HLSL
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) F#
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) R
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 23 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 23 days ago