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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphics Programmer
Rank 883 - 867
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphics Programmer 10 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Graphics Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graphics Programmer
Top 13 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 10 £45,000 - 1
South East - 7 £40,000 - 1
Horsham - 3 £27,500 -
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £27,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £62,500 -
North East - 2 £62,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Oxford - 1 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -

Graphics Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (95.45%) Games
3 17 (77.27%) 3D Graphics
4 16 (72.73%) Mathematics
5 14 (63.64%) OpenGL
6 13 (59.09%) DirectX
6 13 (59.09%) C#
6 13 (59.09%) Degree
6 13 (59.09%) Visualisation
6 13 (59.09%) HLSL
6 13 (59.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 11 (50.00%) 3D Programming
7 11 (50.00%) Physics
7 11 (50.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
8 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
8 10 (45.45%) PhD
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Xbox
9 4 (18.18%) Game Development
10 3 (13.64%) 3D Visualisation
10 3 (13.64%) PlayStation
10 3 (13.64%) Retail
10 3 (13.64%) Scrum
11 2 (9.09%) Automotive
11 2 (9.09%) Python
11 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 2 (9.09%) Kinect
12 1 (4.55%) OpenGL ES
12 1 (4.55%) GLSL

Graphics Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (4.55%) Maya
1 1 (4.55%) 3ds Max
1 1 (4.55%) Blender
General
1 21 (95.45%) Games
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) OpenGL
2 13 (59.09%) DirectX
2 13 (59.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (4.55%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) 3D Graphics
2 16 (72.73%) Mathematics
3 13 (59.09%) Visualisation
4 11 (50.00%) Physics
4 11 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (18.18%) Xbox
6 3 (13.64%) PlayStation
7 2 (9.09%) Kinect
8 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 4 (18.18%) Game Development
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) 3D Visualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (59.09%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) HLSL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) GLSL
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) PhD
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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