The median annual salary for a Games Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Developer
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 74 85 99
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £55,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +120.00% -37.50%  
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 Brighton. 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
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 742 808 928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.33% 98.54% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 692 725 813
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Games Developer in Brighton

Games Developer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Games Developer in Brighton

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Brighton region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++