The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had C++ Games Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Game Developer
Rank 881 946 976
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Developer 9 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.016% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 2
Median salary £52,500 £51,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -15.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C++ Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured C++ Games Developer in the job title.

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 1 October 2016 within the UK.

C++ Games Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Games Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 9 £52,500 +2.43% 2
West Midlands -22 6 £52,500 +35.48%
Birmingham -19 5 £52,500 +50.00%
London +57 3 £60,000 -14.28%
Staffordshire -2 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Lichfield -3 1 £27,500 -21.42%

C++ Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, C++ Games Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C++ Games Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 11 (45.83%) Game Development
3 11 (45.83%) Android
3 11 (45.83%) OpenGL
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) C
5 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Mobile Games
6 6 (25.00%) Android Development
6 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
7 5 (20.83%) Online Games
7 5 (20.83%) WebGL
7 5 (20.83%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) Animation
7 5 (20.83%) JSON
7 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
7 5 (20.83%) HTTP
7 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) MySQL
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development

C++ Games Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) OpenGL
2 5 (20.83%) JSON
2 5 (20.83%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) WebGL
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (4.17%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 5 (20.83%) Animation
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 5 (20.83%) Online Games
4 3 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.50%) Social Gaming
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.33%) Physics
5 2 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (45.83%) Android
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Game Development
2 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) Android Development
3 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Deep Learning
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) C
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Lua
6 2 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
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