The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Games Artist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Artist
Rank 905 953 985
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Artist 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.003% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Median salary £35,000 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £70,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £42,500

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
94251 105278 113033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79339 87279 91179
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Games Artist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Games Artist in the job title.

Games Artist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Games Artist
Salary Trend

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

Games Artist Salary Trend in the UK

Games Artist
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Artist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
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
London +62 7 £35,000 -50.00%
England +53 7 £35,000 -50.00%

Games Artist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Games Artist 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 Games Artist in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (85.71%) Animation
3 10 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
5 8 (57.14%) 3ds Max
6 7 (50.00%) Adobe
6 7 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (42.86%) Texturing
7 6 (42.86%) Android
7 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
7 6 (42.86%) Graphic Design
8 5 (35.71%) Maya
8 5 (35.71%) ZBrush
8 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
9 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (14.29%) User Experience
11 2 (14.29%) Mudbox
11 2 (14.29%) Game Development
12 1 (7.14%) 3D Animation
12 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
12 1 (7.14%) Photography
12 1 (7.14%) Online Games
12 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
12 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
12 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (7.14%) Scrum
12 1 (7.14%) MS Office
12 1 (7.14%) Flash
12 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

Games Artist 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:

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
2 8 (57.14%) 3ds Max
3 5 (35.71%) Maya
3 5 (35.71%) ZBrush
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (14.29%) Mudbox
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Animation
2 10 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (42.86%) Graphic Design
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (7.14%) Online Games
5 1 (7.14%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Android
1 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Texturing
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (7.14%) 3D Animation
5 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft