The median annual salary for a Java Games Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Java Game Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 265 316
Rank change year-on-year +47 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Games Developer 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.097% 0.042% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.044% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +18.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Java Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Java Games Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Games Developer in the City of London

Java Games Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Java Games Developer in the City of London

Java Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Java 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 City of London region featuring Java Games Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Photography
3 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Games
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) RxJava
5 2 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile First
5 2 (28.57%) Pricing Data
5 2 (28.57%) Fintech
5 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB

Java Games Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (28.57%) ReactiveX
1 2 (28.57%) RxJava
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Photography
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Pricing Data
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile First
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle