The table below looks at the statistics for the Gameplay Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gameplay Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gameplay Programmer
Rank 887 870 888
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Gameplay Programmer 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.003% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Gameplay Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gameplay Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Gameplay Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Gameplay Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Gameplay Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Gameplay Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gameplay Programmer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Gameplay Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Gameplay Programmer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gameplay Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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 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 -26 12 £35,000 +16.66% 2
West Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 -

Gameplay Programmer
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Gameplay Programmer 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 Gameplay Programmer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (94.12%) Android
2 16 (94.12%) Apple iOS
2 16 (94.12%) Game Development
3 8 (47.06%) Xbox
3 8 (47.06%) Android Development
3 8 (47.06%) iOS Development
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Animation
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics

Gameplay Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Gameplay Programmer 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 Gameplay Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Xbox
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Android
1 16 (94.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Game Development
2 8 (47.06%) Android Development
2 8 (47.06%) iOS Development
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
Midlands
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of Edinburgh
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago