The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Game Developer
Rank 907 927 958
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Developer 26 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 18
Average salary £62,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.41% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -9.09%
C++ Games Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Games Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer across the England region.

C++ Games Developer Salary Trend in England

C++ Games Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

C++ Games Developer Salary Histogram in England

C++ Games Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 26 £62,500 -3.84% 3
C++ Games Developer
UK

C++ Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited C++ Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Games Developer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) C++
1 29 (100.00%) Games
2 22 (75.86%) OpenGL
3 21 (72.41%) Apple iOS
4 19 (65.52%) Mobile Games
5 16 (55.17%) Android Development
5 16 (55.17%) iOS Development
5 16 (55.17%) Android
6 15 (51.72%) C
6 15 (51.72%) Mobile Development
7 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
8 13 (44.83%) Game Development
9 9 (31.03%) Social Gaming
10 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
10 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (24.14%) C#
11 5 (17.24%) PHP
11 5 (17.24%) ActionScript
11 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
11 5 (17.24%) Time Management
11 5 (17.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (13.79%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
14 2 (6.90%) Degree
14 2 (6.90%) jQuery
14 2 (6.90%) Online Games
14 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
14 2 (6.90%) Magento
14 2 (6.90%) Qt
14 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2

C++ Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited C++ Games Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
1 2 (6.90%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) OpenGL
2 5 (17.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) DirectX
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) Qt
3 2 (6.90%) STL
4 1 (3.45%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Mobile Games
2 9 (31.03%) Social Gaming
3 7 (24.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (13.79%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (6.90%) 3D Printing
5 2 (6.90%) Online Games
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Apple iOS
2 16 (55.17%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Android Development
1 16 (55.17%) iOS Development
2 15 (51.72%) Mobile Development
3 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
4 13 (44.83%) Game Development
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Time Management
7 2 (6.90%) CAD
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (51.72%) C
3 7 (24.14%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) ActionScript
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Perks
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Salary: £60,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago