The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 24 April 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank 222 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.074% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.077% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5445 5192 5364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.23% 96.60% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4576 4567 4639
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Games Programmer
England

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Games Programmer Salary Trend in the South West

Games Programmer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Programmer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 £27,500 -
Games Programmer
England

Games Programmer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Social Network
3 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Game Development
4 1 (25.00%) WebGL
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WebGL
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Game Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree