The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Games Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Games Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Game Programmer
Rank 893 876 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games 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 3 0
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Games Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Games Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Games Programmer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Games Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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
(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 -7 4 £53,750 +13.15% 1
West Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £55,000 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £53,750 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Games Programmer
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Games 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 Senior Games Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
3 3 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Animation
5 1 (20.00%) Physics
5 1 (20.00%) UX Design

Senior Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Games 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 Senior Games Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago