The median annual salary for a Games Developer was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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.

Game Developer
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 233 241
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.018% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.018% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Median salary - £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -32.94% +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Games Developer in the North West

Games Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Games Developer in the North West