The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Games Programmer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
588 652 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 94.69% 93.68% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 546 584 740
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Games Programmer Salary Trend in Guildford

Games Programmer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited 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 Games Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
1 6 (100.00%) Game Development
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) Animation
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Physics
3 4 (66.67%) Havok
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Games
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited 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 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 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) Havok
2 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Animation
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Game Development
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) C#