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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Programmer
Rank 876 916 928
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 22 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.043% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 25
Median salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
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
88595 99120 104958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.33% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75423 82622 86348
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 £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 25 July 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 July 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 15 £40,000 -27.27% 4
London +28 3 £65,000 +73.33%
South East +16 2 £47,500 +26.66% 3
West Midlands +2 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Games Programmer
UK

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (88.46%) C++
3 14 (53.85%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
4 11 (42.31%) Prototyping
5 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 10 (38.46%) Middleware
6 9 (34.62%) Online Games
6 9 (34.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 8 (30.77%) Xbox
8 7 (26.92%) Unreal Engine
8 7 (26.92%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) Firewall
9 5 (19.23%) C#
10 4 (15.38%) Game Development
11 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
11 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (11.54%) GitHub
11 3 (11.54%) Analytics
11 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
11 3 (11.54%) Scala
11 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
11 3 (11.54%) Android
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
11 3 (11.54%) C
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 2 (7.69%) Linux
12 2 (7.69%) OOP

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 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) OLAP
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Middleware
2 9 (34.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (26.92%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Online Games
2 8 (30.77%) Xbox
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) iPhone
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.85%) Physics
5 1 (3.85%) Social Gaming
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Technical Architecture
2 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
2 11 (42.31%) Prototyping
3 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 4 (15.38%) Game Development
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Data Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) MapReduce
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Android Development
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C
3 3 (11.54%) Scala
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) R
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Clojure
5 1 (3.85%) Erlang
5 1 (3.85%) F#
5 1 (3.85%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Google
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