The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Game Developer
Rank 925 961 989
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Developer 27 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.009% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 19
Average salary £62,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+58.73% -4.54%

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
99560 107062 114531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.23% 96.48% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83662 87327 92673
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016 within the UK.

C++ Games Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Games Developer
Top 2 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +50 26 £62,500 +83.82% 5
London +40 26 £62,500 -3.84% 3

C++ Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) C++
1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (76.67%) OpenGL
3 21 (70.00%) Apple iOS
4 19 (63.33%) Mobile Games
5 16 (53.33%) Android Development
5 16 (53.33%) iOS Development
5 16 (53.33%) Android
6 15 (50.00%) C
6 15 (50.00%) Mobile Development
7 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
8 13 (43.33%) Game Development
9 9 (30.00%) Social Gaming
10 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (26.67%) C#
11 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
12 6 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 5 (16.67%) PHP
13 5 (16.67%) ActionScript
13 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
13 5 (16.67%) Time Management
14 4 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
15 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 2 (6.67%) Degree
16 2 (6.67%) jQuery
16 2 (6.67%) Online Games
16 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
16 2 (6.67%) Magento
16 2 (6.67%) Qt
16 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2

C++ Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Magento
1 2 (6.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) OpenGL
2 6 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) DirectX
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) Qt
3 2 (6.67%) STL
3 2 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Mobile Games
2 9 (30.00%) Social Gaming
3 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (6.67%) 3D Printing
5 2 (6.67%) Online Games
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.33%) PlayStation
6 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (53.33%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Android Development
1 16 (53.33%) iOS Development
2 15 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 13 (43.33%) Game Development
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 5 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) CAD
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (50.00%) C
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Sony
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