The median annual salary for a Java Games Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 898 930
Rank change year-on-year +74 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Games Developer 28 52 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.050% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.052% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 23 47 21
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £37,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £57,500
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Java Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Games Developer in the UK

Java Games Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Games Developer in the UK

Java Games Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Games Developer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Games Developer in the UK

Java Games Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Games Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 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
England +49 27 £60,000 +14.28% 1
London +43 26 £60,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +47 5 £67,500 +35.00%
Staines - 1 £50,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
South East - 1 £50,000 -

Java Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring Java Games Developer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (93.75%) Games
3 42 (65.63%) TDD
4 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (48.44%) Spring
6 28 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (43.75%) NoSQL
7 25 (39.06%) Scrum
8 22 (34.38%) Scala
9 21 (32.81%) Kanban
9 21 (32.81%) Microservices
10 19 (29.69%) DevOps
10 19 (29.69%) ActiveMQ
11 17 (26.56%) Maven
12 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 16 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 16 (25.00%) BDD
12 16 (25.00%) Big Data
13 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
13 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
14 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
14 13 (20.31%) MySQL
14 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
14 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
14 13 (20.31%) Neo4j
14 13 (20.31%) Low Latency
14 13 (20.31%) Apache Camel
15 11 (17.19%) Concurrent Programming
15 11 (17.19%) JMS
16 10 (15.63%) RabbitMQ

Java Games Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (14.06%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.25%) Apache TomEE
5 2 (3.13%) CMS
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) NoSQL
2 16 (25.00%) Big Data
2 16 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 13 (20.31%) MySQL
3 13 (20.31%) Neo4j
4 9 (14.06%) Hadoop
5 8 (12.50%) Apache Hive
5 8 (12.50%) HBase
6 5 (7.81%) Hazelcast
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (6.25%) Redis
8 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Maven
2 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.81%) Jasmine
4 5 (7.81%) Mocha
5 4 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.56%) Grunt
6 1 (1.56%) gulp
General
1 60 (93.75%) Games
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) Spring
2 19 (29.69%) ActiveMQ
3 13 (20.31%) Apache Camel
3 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
4 11 (17.19%) JMS
5 10 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (14.06%) JSP
6 9 (14.06%) Kafka
7 7 (10.94%) HTML
7 7 (10.94%) HTML5
7 7 (10.94%) REST
8 5 (7.81%) CSS
8 5 (7.81%) CSS3
8 5 (7.81%) J2SE
8 5 (7.81%) JDBC
8 5 (7.81%) Node.js
8 5 (7.81%) XML
8 5 (7.81%) XSL
8 5 (7.81%) XSLT
9 4 (6.25%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Online Games
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Photography
5 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.69%) Fintech
5 3 (4.69%) Social Media
6 2 (3.13%) iPad
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile Games
6 2 (3.13%) Pricing Data
7 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.56%) Robotics
7 1 (1.56%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) TDD
2 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (39.06%) Scrum
5 21 (32.81%) Kanban
5 21 (32.81%) Microservices
6 19 (29.69%) DevOps
7 16 (25.00%) BDD
7 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
9 13 (20.31%) Low Latency
9 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
10 11 (17.19%) Concurrent Programming
11 10 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (15.63%) Pair Programming
11 10 (15.63%) SDLC
12 7 (10.94%) Mobile First
12 7 (10.94%) OOP
13 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
13 5 (7.81%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (34.38%) Scala
3 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Google
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Facebook
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago