The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Games Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Programmer
Rank 636 677 702
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 1 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.003% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.030% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 5
Median salary £65,000 £37,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -34.78%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Games Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
37902 42783 47964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 32984 36204 40194
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Games Programmer Salary Trend in London

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 London region featuring Games Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Clojure
2 1 (50.00%) Social Gaming
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) Social Gaming
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Clojure
2 1 (50.00%) Erlang
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Haskell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Google
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