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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Game Developer
UK
Rank 838 944 941
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Developer 14 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.005% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +36.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £49,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £34,000

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017 within the UK.

C++ Games Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Games Developer
Top 12 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +105 14 £50,000 -13.04% 3
London +84 7 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
West Midlands +34 1 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 - 1
South West - 1 £35,000 -
South East - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Swindon - 1 £35,000 -
Staines - 1 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (66.67%) C
3 8 (44.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (44.44%) Unreal Engine
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Lua
5 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
5 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Physics
6 4 (22.22%) Animation
6 4 (22.22%) Publishing
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) iPhone
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
8 2 (11.11%) Xbox
8 2 (11.11%) Social Gaming
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Business Development
8 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (5.56%) OOP
9 1 (5.56%) Java
9 1 (5.56%) .NET
9 1 (5.56%) Unix

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (22.22%) Publishing
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 8 (44.44%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Animation
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
3 2 (11.11%) Social Gaming
3 2 (11.11%) Xbox
4 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
1 5 (27.78%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) Physics
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Business Development
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Game Development
5 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Quantitative Trading
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (66.67%) C
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Lua
5 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Apple
1 1 (5.56%) Facebook
1 1 (5.56%) Intel
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