The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank - 243 264
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.029% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.030% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7009 6587 7335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.42% 94.89% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6017 5631 6429
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Games Programmer Salary Trend in the North West