The median annual salary for a Games Developer was - in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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.

Game Developer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 210 214
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.045% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.046% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £36,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -30.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3557 4304 4918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.85% 96.92% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3568 3933
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games Developer in West Yorkshire

Games Developer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Games Developer in West Yorkshire

Games Developer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Games Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine

Games Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++