The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wakefield region that had Games Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Programmer
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 25 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.86% 0.71% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.72% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £35,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region. 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 139 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 96.55% 98.58% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 103 124 195
Median salary £37,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region that featured Games Programmer in the job title.

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Programmer across the Wakefield region.

Games Programmer Salary Trend in Wakefield

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 across the Wakefield region featuring Games Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++