The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had C++ Games Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Game Programmer
UK
Rank 851 934 932
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Programmer 2 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.013% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 10
Median salary £27,750 £60,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-53.75% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £27,750 £60,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +100.00%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

C++ Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C++ Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Games Programmer
Salary Trend

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

C++ Games Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

C++ Games Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Games Programmer over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 within the UK.

C++ Games Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C++ Games Programmer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Games Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 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 +80 2 £27,750 -53.75%
West Yorkshire +31 1 £35,500 -29.00%
Yorkshire +17 1 £35,500 -40.83%
Wakefield +4 1 £35,500 -29.00%
Oldham - 1 £20,000 -
Manchester - 1 £20,000 -
North West - 1 £20,000 -

C++ Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, C++ Games Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 4 (44.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (44.44%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (33.33%) Online Games
4 3 (33.33%) Xbox
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

C++ Games Programmer 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 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (44.44%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Online Games
1 3 (33.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 6 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript