UK Games Jobs Live Update: June 2022

Across the 2,284 games companies in the UK, 175 of them are actively recruiting for 2,816 varied and exciting industry roles. Sumo Digital, Playground Games, Unity, PlayStation, King and Rockstar are the top recruiters, with all of them currently searching for at least 75 new staff members.

53.9% of roles are based in London or the South-East of England, with 9.4% of the new roles allowing for a potential employee to be fully remote. Manchester, Edinburgh and Liverpool are the places where the most games jobs are currently available up in the North.

Technical artists, producers, software engineers, programmers and game designers are the roles most in demand by the industry this month, while HR is the area that has seen the biggest drop in job openings.

June 2022 sees the highest number of vacancies tracked in the UK since Games Jobs Live started to make data reports about the games industry in early 2021. 

If you’d like to follow up on the data provided to us by UK since Games Jobs Live in further detail and perhaps even find a new role, you should check out

About Vince Pavey

Vince is a writer from the North-East of England who has worked on comics for The Beano and Doctor Who. He likes to play video games and eat good food. Sometimes he does both at the same time, but he probably shouldn’t.

Check Also

The January issue of MCV/DEVELOP is online now! Inside: Bonsai Collective, DEVELOP/JOBS, Private Division, A Little to the Left and more!

There’s a new issue of MCV/DEVELOP out now – and you can read it here for free