The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank 645 614 637
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.010% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £66,250 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.19% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £41,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £70,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44849 41381 48880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.46% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37712 34656 42600
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Games Programmer
England

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Programmer across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Games Programmer Salary Histogram 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 23 July 2014. 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
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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
City of London -7 2 £66,250 -1.85%
Games Programmer
England

Games Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Game Development
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Social Network
4 1 (20.00%) Lua
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Game Development
1 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
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