Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Game Programmer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Lead Games Programmer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1176 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Game Programmer 14 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.005% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.005% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 0
England median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% - -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year +27.27% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Lead Game Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Lead Game Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Game Programmer in England

Lead Game Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Lead Game Programmer in England

Lead Game Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Game Programmer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Game Programmer in England

Lead Game Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Game Programmer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 14 £70,000 - 1
Lead Game Programmer
UK

Lead Game Programmer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Lead Game Programmer 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 England region featuring Lead Game Programmer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (78.57%) Docker
2 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 11 (78.57%) Microservices
2 11 (78.57%) Big Data
2 11 (78.57%) Apache Camel
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) JMS
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Multithreading
2 11 (78.57%) NoSQL
2 11 (78.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
3 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Unreal Engine

Lead Game Programmer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Big Data
1 11 (78.57%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Apache Camel
1 11 (78.57%) JMS
1 11 (78.57%) REST
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Unreal Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
1 11 (78.57%) Microservices
1 11 (78.57%) Multithreading
1 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C++
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Docker