The median annual salary for a Senior Games Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Game Designer
UK
Rank 864 958 -
Rank change year-on-year +94 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Designer 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.006% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Median salary £45,000 £51,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.19% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £51,250 -
% change year-on-year -24.39% -  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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%  

Senior Games Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Games Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Games Designer in the UK

Senior Games Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Games Designer in the UK

Senior Games Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Games Designer over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Games Designer in the UK

Senior Games Designer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Games Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +90 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands +28 1 £45,000 -12.19%
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
London - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Games Designer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior Games Designer 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 Senior Games Designer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Social Gaming
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Pixate
3 1 (33.33%) InVision
3 1 (33.33%) Framer.js

Senior Games Designer 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) InVision
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Pixate
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Framer.js
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (33.33%) Social Gaming
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Game Development
1 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft