The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Games Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Programmer
Rank 872 927 911
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 20 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.021% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.021% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 23
Median salary £43,750 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £48,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Games Programmer
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
86998 98052 105037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 73929 82173 85485
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Games Programmer in the job title.

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Games Programmer Salary Trend in England

Games Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Games Programmer Salary Histogram in England

Games Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +43 13 £40,000 -30.43% 5
London +41 3 £65,000 +73.33%
West Midlands -5 2 £27,500 -21.42%
South East +6 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Games Programmer
UK

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Games Programmer 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 England region featuring Games Programmer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Games
2 27 (93.10%) C++
3 18 (62.07%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
4 15 (51.72%) Prototyping
5 14 (48.28%) Data Protection
5 14 (48.28%) Middleware
6 11 (37.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 11 (37.93%) Online Games
6 11 (37.93%) Xbox
7 10 (34.48%) Unreal Engine
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) Firewall
9 4 (13.79%) Game Development
9 4 (13.79%) C#
10 3 (10.34%) C
10 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
10 3 (10.34%) Degree
10 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
10 3 (10.34%) GitHub
10 3 (10.34%) Analytics
11 2 (6.90%) R
11 2 (6.90%) MapReduce
11 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
11 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
11 2 (6.90%) Android
11 2 (6.90%) Scala
11 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
11 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
11 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) OLAP
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Middleware
2 11 (37.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 10 (34.48%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Online Games
1 11 (37.93%) Xbox
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Physics
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
2 15 (51.72%) Prototyping
3 14 (48.28%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.79%) Game Development
5 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) MapReduce
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Android Development
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C++
2 4 (13.79%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) R
4 2 (6.90%) Scala
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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