The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Game Programmer
Rank - 221 217
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.076% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.080% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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