The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Games Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Game Programmer
Rank 868 854 864
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Programmer 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £31,250 £60,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.91% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £60,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £60,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - £33,500
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102910 96371 105386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.37% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85046 80974 91182
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
C++ Games Programmer
UK

C++ Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Games Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

C++ Games Programmer Salary Trend in England

C++ Games Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Games Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

C++ Games Programmer Salary Histogram in England

C++ Games Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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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
West Midlands - 4 £30,000 -
London -37 1 £57,500 -4.16%
South East - 1 £45,000 -
C++ Games Programmer
UK

C++ Games Programmer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited C++ Games Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Game Development
4 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Animation
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Lua
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (16.67%) DirectX
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited C++ Games Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) DirectX
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Lua