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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Game Programmer
Rank 914 944 988
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Programmer 10 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.030% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 12
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 2016 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 26 June 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 +19 10 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire +30 9 £40,000 -27.27% 2
West Yorkshire +25 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Wakefield - 3 £40,000 -
South East +20 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Oxford -2 1 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -14 1 £40,000 +33.33%

C++ Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Prototyping
5 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
5 6 (42.86%) Xbox
5 6 (42.86%) Middleware
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (35.71%) Online Games
7 4 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (14.29%) Game Development
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile Games
9 1 (7.14%) OOP
9 1 (7.14%) OO
9 1 (7.14%) C
9 1 (7.14%) C#
9 1 (7.14%) GitHub
9 1 (7.14%) cocos2d
9 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (7.14%) Android
9 1 (7.14%) Degree
9 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 1 (7.14%) Physics
9 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (7.14%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Xbox
2 5 (35.71%) Online Games
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Games
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 7 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 6 (42.86%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Game Development
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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