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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Game Developer
Rank 894 949 995
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Developer 15 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.015% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 16
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+36.84% +18.75%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
Top 2 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 28 May 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 +44 13 £60,000 -11.11% 3
England +21 13 £60,000 -7.69% 3

Senior Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 33 (100.00%) Games
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) Java
4 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
4 10 (30.30%) Spring
5 9 (27.27%) HTML5
5 9 (27.27%) Game Development
5 9 (27.27%) HTML
6 8 (24.24%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) C++
6 8 (24.24%) Ajax
6 8 (24.24%) Mobile Games
6 8 (24.24%) jQuery
7 7 (21.21%) Android
7 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
9 5 (15.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (15.15%) Android Development
9 5 (15.15%) iOS Development
10 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.12%) LINQ
10 4 (12.12%) Banking
10 4 (12.12%) Finance
10 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) .NET
10 4 (12.12%) Web Services
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (12.12%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (12.12%) Front End Development

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 3 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Babel
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Grunt
1 1 (3.03%) Hudson
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 33 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
2 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) HTML5
3 8 (24.24%) Ajax
3 8 (24.24%) jQuery
4 5 (15.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (12.12%) LINQ
5 4 (12.12%) LINQ to SQL
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) OpenGL
6 3 (9.09%) Pixi.js
6 3 (9.09%) React Native
6 3 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (6.06%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Mobile Games
2 3 (9.09%) Animation
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.09%) Online Gambling
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Online Games
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Android
1 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Game Development
2 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 5 (15.15%) Android Development
4 5 (15.15%) iOS Development
5 4 (12.12%) API Development
5 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Wireframes
8 1 (3.03%) BDD
8 1 (3.03%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) High Availability
8 1 (3.03%) Kanban
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Microservices
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C
5 3 (9.09%) ECMAScript
5 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Google
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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