The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 777 841 849
Rank change year-on-year +64 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 86 74 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.091% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 80
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.64% -  

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74281 81140 91281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 68634 75471
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Game Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in England

Game Development
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in England.

Salary trend for Game Development in England

Game Development
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Game Development in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Game Development in England

Game Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
West Midlands +24 25 £30,000 -16.66% 3
London 0 21 £45,000 -20.00% 13
South East +72 19 £35,000 -17.64% 5
South West +8 8 £40,000 -18.36%
North West -34 8 £40,000 +60.00% 1
East of England +9 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +13 1 - - 1
Game Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 170 (100.00%) Games
2 86 (50.59%) C#
3 82 (48.24%) Degree
4 81 (47.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 60 (35.29%) HTML
5 60 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 54 (31.76%) C++
7 50 (29.41%) CSS
8 45 (26.47%) PHP
8 45 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (25.88%) Computer Science
10 40 (23.53%) Apple iOS
11 39 (22.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 38 (22.35%) Android
13 37 (21.76%) AngularJS
13 37 (21.76%) Software Engineering
14 33 (19.41%) Web Development
14 33 (19.41%) Front End Development
15 32 (18.82%) HTML5
16 30 (17.65%) Java
16 30 (17.65%) CSS3
17 28 (16.47%) Windows
17 28 (16.47%) Linux
17 28 (16.47%) Mobile Games
18 27 (15.88%) OO
19 26 (15.29%) Mobile Development
20 25 (14.71%) Sass
21 23 (13.53%) LESS
21 23 (13.53%) Mathematics
21 23 (13.53%) jQuery

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (1.18%) Apache
1 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.18%) Confluence
1 2 (1.18%) WordPress
2 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) 3ds Max
1 2 (1.18%) Maya
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) DNS
2 1 (0.59%) ICMP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.59%) SMTP
2 1 (0.59%) SSH
2 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
1 3 (1.76%) Redis
2 2 (1.18%) Big Data
2 2 (1.18%) BigQuery
2 2 (1.18%) GIS
2 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.59%) Looker
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.06%) JIRA
4 11 (6.47%) GCC
5 4 (2.35%) Subversion
6 3 (1.76%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.18%) Mocha
7 2 (1.18%) Selenium
7 2 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 170 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (2.94%) Banking
2 5 (2.94%) Marketing
3 3 (1.76%) Electronics
4 2 (1.18%) Automotive
4 2 (1.18%) Back Office
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Publishing
5 1 (0.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 114 (67.06%) Developer
2 36 (21.18%) Junior
3 32 (18.82%) Games Developer
4 25 (14.71%) Web Developer
5 24 (14.12%) C# Developer
5 24 (14.12%) Graduate
6 23 (13.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 23 (13.53%) Software Engineer
7 19 (11.18%) Junior Developer
8 18 (10.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (10.00%) Graduate Games Developer
9 17 (10.00%) Junior Games Developer
10 15 (8.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
11 10 (5.88%) HTML Developer
11 10 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
12 9 (5.29%) PHP Developer
13 8 (4.71%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (47.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 60 (35.29%) HTML
3 50 (29.41%) CSS
4 37 (21.76%) AngularJS
5 32 (18.82%) HTML5
6 30 (17.65%) CSS3
7 25 (14.71%) Sass
8 23 (13.53%) jQuery
8 23 (13.53%) LESS
9 21 (12.35%) OpenGL
10 18 (10.59%) DirectX
11 17 (10.00%) React
12 16 (9.41%) Unreal Engine
13 13 (7.65%) Node.js
14 12 (7.06%) .NET
15 11 (6.47%) LLVM
16 8 (4.71%) KnockoutJS
17 7 (4.12%) Web Services
18 5 (2.94%) JSON
19 4 (2.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.88%) Computer Science
2 28 (16.47%) Mobile Games
3 17 (10.00%) Online Games
4 16 (9.41%) Animation
5 12 (7.06%) Mobile App
6 10 (5.88%) Fintech
7 9 (5.29%) User Experience
8 8 (4.71%) Augmented Reality
9 7 (4.12%) Algorithms
9 7 (4.12%) PlayStation
10 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.94%) BBC
11 4 (2.35%) Social Gaming
12 3 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.76%) Xbox
13 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.18%) HoloLens
13 2 (1.18%) Kinect
13 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.18%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 38 (22.35%) Android
3 28 (16.47%) Linux
3 28 (16.47%) Windows
4 7 (4.12%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (21.76%) Software Engineering
3 33 (19.41%) Front End Development
3 33 (19.41%) Web Development
4 27 (15.88%) OO
5 26 (15.29%) Mobile Development
6 23 (13.53%) Mathematics
7 22 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (11.76%) iOS Development
8 20 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 17 (10.00%) Physics
10 16 (9.41%) Android Development
11 14 (8.24%) Content Development
11 14 (8.24%) OOP
11 14 (8.24%) Performance Analysis
12 13 (7.65%) Open Source
13 12 (7.06%) Pair Programming
14 11 (6.47%) TDD
15 10 (5.88%) 3D Modelling
15 10 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 86 (50.59%) C#
2 60 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 54 (31.76%) C++
4 45 (26.47%) PHP
5 30 (17.65%) Java
6 21 (12.35%) SQL
7 19 (11.18%) Python
8 10 (5.88%) C
9 6 (3.53%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.53%) Scala
10 4 (2.35%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.76%) Ruby
12 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.18%) ES6
12 2 (1.18%) RPG
12 2 (1.18%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.59%) GLSL
13 1 (0.59%) Groovy
13 1 (0.59%) Perl
13 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (48.24%) Degree
2 39 (22.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.71%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.53%) Apple
3 4 (2.35%) Facebook
3 4 (2.35%) Google
3 4 (2.35%) Sony
4 3 (1.76%) Tableau
5 2 (1.18%) Intel
5 2 (1.18%) Perforce
5 2 (1.18%) Samsung
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe
6 1 (0.59%) Foundry
6 1 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.59%) Netezza
6 1 (0.59%) Vertica
London
Source Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Source Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PokerStars
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £48,000 per annum plus lots of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Triple Seven Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Annum £18,000 - £22,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 6 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago