Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Games Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1161 1234
Rank change year-on-year +59 +73 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Games Developer 96 57 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.030% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.031% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 94 53 66
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £90,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +71.43% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Java Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Java Games Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Games Developer in the UK

Java Games Developer
Top 7 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 6 months to 19 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
England +78 94 £58,750 +2.17% 4
London +48 89 £60,000 +6.67% 4
UK excluding London +36 7 £50,000 -16.67%
Midlands +35 4 £50,000 -11.11%
East Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -
South East +54 1 £50,000 -25.93%

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 96 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (86.46%) Games
3 61 (63.54%) TDD
4 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (53.13%) Spring
5 51 (53.13%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (48.96%) NoSQL
7 41 (42.71%) JavaScript
8 37 (38.54%) Microservices
9 35 (36.46%) BDD
10 31 (32.29%) Multithreading
11 30 (31.25%) REST
12 29 (30.21%) DevOps
13 27 (28.13%) OO
14 23 (23.96%) MySQL
14 23 (23.96%) AngularJS
14 23 (23.96%) React
15 22 (22.92%) Apache Camel
15 22 (22.92%) SQL
15 22 (22.92%) HTML
16 21 (21.88%) Hibernate
16 21 (21.88%) Docker
17 20 (20.83%) JMS
18 19 (19.79%) Concurrent Programming
19 18 (18.75%) CSS
19 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
19 18 (18.75%) Game Development
20 17 (17.71%) Spring Boot
21 16 (16.67%) Oracle
22 15 (15.63%) MongoDB

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 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) npm
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (48.96%) NoSQL
2 23 (23.96%) MySQL
3 15 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 14 (14.58%) Big Data
4 14 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
6 10 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Maven
2 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.38%) Gradle
4 9 (9.38%) Grunt
5 8 (8.33%) Babel
6 5 (5.21%) Mockito
7 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.08%) JUnit
9 1 (1.04%) Bower
9 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.04%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 83 (86.46%) Games
2 13 (13.54%) Banking
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (53.13%) Spring
2 30 (31.25%) REST
3 23 (23.96%) AngularJS
3 23 (23.96%) React
4 22 (22.92%) Apache Camel
4 22 (22.92%) HTML
5 21 (21.88%) Hibernate
6 20 (20.83%) JMS
7 18 (18.75%) CSS
8 17 (17.71%) Spring Boot
9 8 (8.33%) J2SE
9 8 (8.33%) JSON
9 8 (8.33%) Web Services
9 8 (8.33%) XML
10 7 (7.29%) J2EE
11 4 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (4.17%) JSP
11 4 (4.17%) RESTful
11 4 (4.17%) Servlets
11 4 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Mobile Games
1 6 (6.25%) Photography
2 5 (5.21%) Online Games
2 5 (5.21%) Social Gaming
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Unix
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Android
3 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (63.54%) TDD
2 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (53.13%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (38.54%) Microservices
5 35 (36.46%) BDD
6 31 (32.29%) Multithreading
7 29 (30.21%) DevOps
8 27 (28.13%) OO
9 19 (19.79%) Concurrent Programming
10 18 (18.75%) Game Development
10 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
11 13 (13.54%) Functional Testing
12 12 (12.50%) Front End Development
12 12 (12.50%) Scrum
13 9 (9.38%) OOP
13 9 (9.38%) Refactoring
14 8 (8.33%) Test Automation
15 5 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (5.21%) Web Development
16 4 (4.17%) Probability Theory
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (42.71%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.92%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) C++
5 8 (8.33%) Groovy
6 4 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 21 (21.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle