The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Game Developer
Rank 886 843 877
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Developer 10 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.024% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.025% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 3
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

C++ Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Games Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer within the UK.

C++ Games Developer Salary Trend in the UK

C++ Games Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 within the UK.

C++ Games Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Games Developer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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
England -32 10 £35,000 -36.36%
North West +8 6 £35,000 -
Manchester +6 6 £35,000 -
City of London -16 4 £55,000 -
London -54 4 £55,000 -

C++ Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ Games Developer 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 C++ Games Developer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (55.56%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (55.56%) Xbox
3 9 (50.00%) OpenGL
4 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 8 (44.44%) Android
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Sony
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) iPhone
6 6 (33.33%) Qt
6 6 (33.33%) Game Development
6 6 (33.33%) GLSL
7 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
7 5 (27.78%) Physics
8 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
8 4 (22.22%) Lua
8 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (22.22%) C
8 4 (22.22%) OOP
8 4 (22.22%) OO
8 4 (22.22%) DirectX
9 3 (16.67%) Twitter
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
10 2 (11.11%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) Mobile Games
10 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS

C++ Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C++ Games Developer 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 C++ Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 18 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 6 (33.33%) Qt
3 4 (22.22%) DirectX
4 1 (5.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) 3D Graphics
1 10 (55.56%) Xbox
2 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 6 (33.33%) iPhone
4 5 (27.78%) Physics
5 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Games
7 1 (5.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Android
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Game Development
2 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
3 4 (22.22%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) GLSL
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Sony
2 3 (16.67%) Twitter