The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank 205 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.021% 0.064% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Games Programmer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4527 4506 5038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.23% 95.45% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3672 4333
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (100.00%) Games
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Game Development
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (50.00%) Physics
5 5 (50.00%) Animation
5 5 (50.00%) Middleware
5 5 (50.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) Scala
6 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
8 1 (10.00%) Android

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Physics
2 5 (50.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Game Development
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Scala