The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Game Programmer
Rank 917 869 909
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Games Programmer 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.005% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £50,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £50,000 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 - £36,500
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 1 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 17 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
Scotland - 2 £38,750 -

Senior Games Programmer
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Social Network
4 1 (25.00%) Game Development
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

Senior Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Game Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree