The median annual salary for a Junior Games Developer was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Game Developer
UK
Rank 834 929 943
Rank change year-on-year +95 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Games Developer 23 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.019% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 16
Median salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £20,000 £22,500 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% -  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Games Developer in the UK

Junior Games Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Games Developer in the UK

Junior 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 Junior Games Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +103 23 £22,500 - 3
London +65 15 £22,500 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £20,000 - 2
Birmingham - 7 £20,000 - 1
South East +60 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Fareham - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £25,000 -

Junior Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Junior 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 Junior Games Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Games
2 35 (94.59%) Degree
2 35 (94.59%) C#
3 28 (75.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 28 (75.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 28 (75.68%) Moq
3 28 (75.68%) BDD
3 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (75.68%) Web Application Development
3 28 (75.68%) .NET
3 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
3 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
3 28 (75.68%) MVC
3 28 (75.68%) Scrum
3 28 (75.68%) LINQ
3 28 (75.68%) Kanban
3 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (75.68%) TDD
3 28 (75.68%) NUnit
3 28 (75.68%) NHibernate
3 28 (75.68%) .NET Framework
4 27 (72.97%) MCTS
4 27 (72.97%) MCP
4 27 (72.97%) MCAD
4 27 (72.97%) MCSD
4 27 (72.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (18.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 7 (18.92%) Game Development
5 7 (18.92%) Mobile Games

Junior Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
1 28 (75.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Moq
1 28 (75.68%) NUnit
1 28 (75.68%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 37 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
1 28 (75.68%) .NET Framework
1 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
1 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET MVC
1 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 28 (75.68%) LINQ
1 28 (75.68%) NHibernate
2 7 (18.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile Games
2 2 (5.41%) Animation
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Online Gambling
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (75.68%) BDD
1 28 (75.68%) Kanban
1 28 (75.68%) MVC
1 28 (75.68%) Scrum
1 28 (75.68%) TDD
1 28 (75.68%) Web Application Development
2 7 (18.92%) Game Development
3 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
3 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) Degree
2 27 (72.97%) MCAD
2 27 (72.97%) MCP
2 27 (72.97%) MCSD
2 27 (72.97%) MCTS
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft Certification
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago