The median annual salary for a Senior Games Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Game Developer
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 902 948
Rank change year-on-year +64 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Developer 25 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.015% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 10
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £67,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary - £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Games Developer in England

Senior Games Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Games Developer in England

Senior Games Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Games Developer in England

Senior Games Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Games Developer 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
London +35 24 £57,500 -4.16% 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Games Developer
UK

Senior Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Games Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (71.88%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Spring
4 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 12 (37.50%) BDD
6 11 (34.38%) Microservices
6 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
7 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 10 (31.25%) Concurrent Programming
8 9 (28.13%) Spring Boot
9 7 (21.88%) DevOps
9 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
9 7 (21.88%) REST
10 6 (18.75%) Docker
10 6 (18.75%) Mobile Games
10 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) C++
10 6 (18.75%) J2EE
10 6 (18.75%) OOP
11 5 (15.63%) JMS
11 5 (15.63%) HTML
11 5 (15.63%) C
11 5 (15.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
12 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
12 4 (12.50%) Big Data

Senior Games Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Gradle
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.38%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 32 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Spring
2 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 9 (28.13%) Spring Boot
4 7 (21.88%) REST
5 6 (18.75%) J2EE
6 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) JMS
6 5 (15.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (9.38%) .NET
8 3 (9.38%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) Spring Batch
8 3 (9.38%) Spring Security
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (3.13%) DirectX
10 1 (3.13%) HTML5
10 1 (3.13%) jQuery
10 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile Games
2 4 (12.50%) Social Gaming
3 3 (9.38%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) TDD
2 12 (37.50%) BDD
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (34.38%) Microservices
3 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Concurrent Programming
4 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) DevOps
6 6 (18.75%) OOP
7 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
8 4 (12.50%) Game Development
9 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
10 2 (6.25%) MVC
10 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Structured Programming
11 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) GLSL
6 1 (3.13%) HLSL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Apple
1 2 (6.25%) Facebook
1 2 (6.25%) Google
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