The median annual salary for a Java Games Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 903 952
Rank change year-on-year +57 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Games Developer 37 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.021% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 22
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £69,350
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £50,000

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Games Developer in the UK

Java Games Developer
Top 5 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 24 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
England +65 33 £57,500 +15.00% 10
London +41 33 £57,500 +15.00% 10
City of London +32 8 £66,250 +15.21% 1
Scotland - 4 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 66 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (81.82%) Games
3 49 (74.24%) TDD
4 36 (54.55%) Spring
5 34 (51.52%) NoSQL
6 33 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (37.88%) Microservices
9 23 (34.85%) BDD
10 22 (33.33%) MySQL
11 18 (27.27%) Hibernate
11 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 18 (27.27%) Multithreading
12 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
13 16 (24.24%) Concurrent Programming
14 15 (22.73%) MongoDB
14 15 (22.73%) DevOps
14 15 (22.73%) OO
14 15 (22.73%) Scrum
15 13 (19.70%) Maven
15 13 (19.70%) Spring Boot
16 12 (18.18%) Banking
16 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (18.18%) SQL
16 12 (18.18%) Oracle
16 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
16 12 (18.18%) Apache Camel
16 12 (18.18%) Big Data
16 12 (18.18%) Functional Testing
17 11 (16.67%) REST

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 6 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 6 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
1 6 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) NoSQL
2 22 (33.33%) MySQL
3 15 (22.73%) MongoDB
4 12 (18.18%) Big Data
4 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 8 (12.12%) Neo4j
6 6 (9.09%) Apache Hive
6 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (9.09%) HBase
7 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (6.06%) Redis
8 2 (3.03%) Hazelcast
8 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Maven
2 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.58%) Gradle
5 2 (3.03%) Babel
5 2 (3.03%) Grunt
6 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Mockito
General
1 54 (81.82%) Games
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (54.55%) Spring
2 18 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 13 (19.70%) Spring Boot
4 12 (18.18%) Apache Camel
5 11 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (16.67%) REST
6 9 (13.64%) JMS
7 7 (10.61%) J2EE
7 7 (10.61%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (9.09%) Kafka
9 5 (7.58%) RESTful
9 5 (7.58%) Web Services
10 4 (6.06%) HTML
11 3 (4.55%) J2SE
11 3 (4.55%) jQuery
11 3 (4.55%) React
11 3 (4.55%) Spring Batch
11 3 (4.55%) Spring Security
11 3 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (12.12%) Photography
2 6 (9.09%) Online Games
3 5 (7.58%) Mobile Games
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Fintech
5 2 (3.03%) iPad
5 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.03%) Social Gaming
6 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Pricing Data
6 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) TDD
2 33 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.88%) Microservices
5 23 (34.85%) BDD
6 18 (27.27%) Multithreading
7 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
8 16 (24.24%) Concurrent Programming
9 15 (22.73%) DevOps
9 15 (22.73%) OO
9 15 (22.73%) Scrum
10 12 (18.18%) Functional Testing
11 11 (16.67%) Kanban
12 10 (15.15%) Pair Programming
13 8 (12.12%) OOP
14 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 6 (9.09%) Low Latency
14 6 (9.09%) SDLC
15 5 (7.58%) Continuous Deployment
16 3 (4.55%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.18%) SQL
4 9 (13.64%) Scala
5 3 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) C
6 2 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Facebook
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