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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Programmer
UK / England
Rank 820 913 930
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 13 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.008% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 15
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £43,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +71.42%

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
76467 91104 96733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.47% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63889 77095 80374
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
London +60 4 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire +27 3 £50,000 -16.66%
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 1
North West - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Games Programmer
UK

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Games
2 19 (79.17%) C++
3 11 (45.83%) Unreal Engine
4 8 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) OpenGL
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) DirectX
7 4 (16.67%) Subversion
7 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) Animation
7 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (16.67%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) Microservices
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) C
9 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (8.33%) JMS
9 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (8.33%) CSS
9 2 (8.33%) Windows
9 2 (8.33%) Linux
9 2 (8.33%) Mobile Games
9 2 (8.33%) Advertising
9 2 (8.33%) Publishing
9 2 (8.33%) 3ds Max
9 2 (8.33%) Middleware

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Unreal Engine
2 8 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 4 (16.67%) DirectX
4 4 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) JMS
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) CryEngine
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) MonoGame
6 1 (4.17%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Animation
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile Games
2 2 (8.33%) Online Games
2 2 (8.33%) Xbox
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (4.17%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) OOP
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Microservices
4 2 (8.33%) 3D Animation
4 2 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Functional Programming
4 2 (8.33%) Game Development
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Effects
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) C
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.17%) Clojure
5 1 (4.17%) Go
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Apple
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