The table below looks at the statistics for the Graphics Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graphics Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Programmer
Rank 877 889 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphics Programmer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graphics Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Graphics Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graphics Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Graphics Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Graphics Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graphics Programmer over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Graphics Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graphics Programmer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graphics Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -5 4 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £43,750 +34.61%
East of England -1 2 £43,750 +34.61%
North East - 2 £30,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £30,000 - 2
Gateshead - 2 £30,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £30,000 -
Cambridge -1 1 £37,500 +15.38%

Graphics Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graphics 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 Graphics Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 6 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) 3D Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Blender
3 4 (66.67%) GLSL
3 4 (66.67%) OpenGL ES
3 4 (66.67%) Maya
3 4 (66.67%) 3ds Max
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Games
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) 3D Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (33.33%) Physics
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (33.33%) HLSL
5 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) DirectX
5 2 (33.33%) PhD
6 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems

Graphics Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graphics 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 Graphics Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maya
1 4 (66.67%) 3ds Max
1 4 (66.67%) Blender
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) OpenGL
2 4 (66.67%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (33.33%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) GLSL
3 2 (33.33%) HLSL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PhD
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago