The median annual salary for a Games Developer was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £20,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1774 2237 1662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.52% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1742 1406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Games Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Games Developer in Birmingham

Games Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Games Developer in Birmingham

Games Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games Developer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games Developer in Birmingham

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (72.73%) Game Development
3 8 (72.73%) Mobile Games
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
6 1 (9.09%) DirectX
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) Social Media
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (9.09%) Zurb Foundation

Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) DirectX
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (9.09%) LESS
2 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
2 1 (9.09%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile Games
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Game Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
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