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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Programmer
Rank 890 885 920
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 6 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.035% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.036% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 24
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
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
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +5 5 £45,000 -18.18% 6
South East +3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Games Programmer
UK

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 13 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (92.31%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) Mobile Games
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Xbox
6 2 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (15.38%) Game Development
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Online Games
7 1 (7.69%) Haskell
7 1 (7.69%) Erlang
7 1 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) F#
7 1 (7.69%) Scala
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (7.69%) Clojure
7 1 (7.69%) Social Gaming
7 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services

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 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile Games
2 3 (23.08%) Xbox
3 2 (15.38%) Online Games
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Game Development
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Clojure
3 1 (7.69%) Erlang
3 1 (7.69%) F#
3 1 (7.69%) Haskell
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Oho Group
Salary: £35k - 60k per year
Posted: 20 days ago