The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Games Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Game Programmer
UK
Rank 839 916 940
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Programmer 5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +37.14%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +37.14%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Games Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
England +80 4 £60,000 -
London - 2 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +32 1 - -
Leeds +31 1 - -
Yorkshire +19 1 - -
Scotland +17 1 - -
North West - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Senior Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Senior Games Programmer 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 Senior Games Programmer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 2 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Go

Senior Games Programmer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 4 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) DirectX
4 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (10.00%) Online Games
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
1 1 (10.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (30.00%) OOP
1 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (20.00%) Microservices
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Game Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Go
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce
1 1 (10.00%) Sony