How much does a Game Developer make?

Updated 6 Jan 2022
£38,838 /yr
Average Base Pay

69 salaries

£25K

Low

£39K

Average

£60K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Game Developer make? The national average salary for a Game Developer is £38,838 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Game Developer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 69 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Developer employees.

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King
3.6

King

Game Developer

£52,465

 /yr
Range: £46K - £70K
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£46K

£70K

£46,263 - £69,885 Range

Gamesys
4.3

Gamesys

Game Developer

£53,007

 /yr
Range: £49K - £63K

£49K

£63K

£48,870 - £62,856 Range

Bossa Studios
3.3

Bossa Studios

Game Developer

£39,627

 /yr
Range: £39K - £53K

£39K

£53K

£38,810 - £52,929 Range

Intouch Games
3.8

Intouch Games

Game Developer

£23,877

 /yr
Range: £22K - £45K

£22K

£45K

£21,555 - £44,609 Range

Feral Interactive
2.2

Feral Interactive

Game Developer

£31,743

 /yr
Range: £26K - £33K

£26K

£33K

£25,997 - £33,010 Range

Rockstar Games
4.4

Rockstar Games

Game Developer

£47,741

 /yr
Range: £21K - £54K

£21K

£54K

£20,723 - £53,942 Range

Jagex
3.6

Jagex

Game Developer
About 

£28K -£34K

£28K

£34K

£28,181 - £34,152 Range

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tombola
4.3

tombola

Game Developer
About 

£26K -£49K

£26K

£49K

£26,257 - £49,218 Range

Preloaded
3.2

Preloaded

Game Developer
About 

£39K -£43K

£39K

£43K

£39,414 - £43,152 Range

Reach Robotics
4.2

Reach Robotics

Game Developer
About 

£25K -£36K

£25K

£36K

£24,793 - £35,987 Range

BRAVO COMPANY

Game Developer
About 

£44K -£53K

£44K

£53K

£44,116 - £53,000 Range

AppBox Media
4.5

AppBox Media

Game Developer - Contractor
About 

£22K -£28K

£22K

£28K

£21,788 - £27,861 Range

Tesco
3.8

Tesco

Game Developer - Hourly
About 

£9 -£9

 hourly

£9

£9

£9 - £9 Range

Barclays
3.9

Barclays

Game Developer - Monthly
About 

£859 -£940

£859

£940

£859 - £940 Range

ASDA
3.5

ASDA

Game Developer - Hourly
About 

£10 -£11

 hourly

£10

£11

£10 - £11 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Game Developer
About 

£47K -£50K

£47K

£50K

£47,152 - £50,459 Range

David Lloyd Leisure
3.5

David Lloyd Leisure

Game Developer - Hourly
About 

£9 -£10

 hourly

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

Papa John's
3.4

Papa John's

Game Developer
About 

£48K -£52K

£48K

£52K

£48,143 - £51,543 Range

PlayStation
3.9

PlayStation

Game Developer
About 

£39K -£43K

£39K

£43K

£39,161 - £43,244 Range

Twinkl Educational Publishing
3

Twinkl Educational Publishing

Game Developer - Hourly
About 

£11 -£12

 hourly

£11

£12

£11 - £12 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Game Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Game Developer is £38,838 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Game Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 69 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Game Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Game Developer in United Kingdom is £60,108 per year.

The lowest salary for a Game Developer in United Kingdom is £25,094 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent game developer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£9
hourly
A Games Developer in the Manchester Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£48,000
per year
A Game Programmer in the London Area area reported making £48,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£10
hourly
A Table Games Croupier in the Birmingham Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£39,000
per year
A Gameplay Programmer in the Guildford Area area reported making £39,000 per year
Additional Pay
£4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Guildford Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£47,741
per year
A Game Developer in the London Area area reported making £47,741 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Freelance
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£42,436
per year
An Unity Game Developer in the Nottingham Area area reported making £42,436 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£25,400
per year
A Game Programmer in the Chester Area area reported making £25,400 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chester Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£17
hourly
A Games Programmer in the Wolverhampton Area area reported making £17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Wolverhampton Area area
Self-Employed
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public