The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 28 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 Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank 211 212 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.18% 0.020% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.021% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £46,250 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4894 4855 5425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.83% 95.78% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 3913 4668
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Games Programmer
South East

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Games Programmer Salary Trend in Surrey

Games Programmer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Programmer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 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
Guildford +14 5 £47,500 -20.83%
Games Programmer
South East

Games Programmer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (92.86%) C++
3 11 (78.57%) Game Development
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
5 9 (64.29%) Physics
5 9 (64.29%) Animation
5 9 (64.29%) Middleware
6 5 (35.71%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js
7 3 (21.43%) Scala
7 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
8 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile Games
9 1 (7.14%) Android

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (21.43%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 9 (64.29%) Physics
2 9 (64.29%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Game Development
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Scala