The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Game Programmer
Rank 622 657 595
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.007% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Average salary £37,500 £66,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.39% +65.62%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +50.00%
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
41030 45957 40997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.83% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34695 38483 34477
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Beckenham - 2 £40,000 -
Games Programmer
England

Games Programmer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (100.00%) Games
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Games
3 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Xbox
4 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (14.29%) C#

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Games
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
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