The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Games Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Programmer
Rank 235 223 215
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.033% 0.051% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.053% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Games Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5790 5640 5177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.88% 95.77% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4577 4625 4327
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,696 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Games Programmer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Games Programmer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire - 2 £27,500 -
Games Programmer
England

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 West Midlands region featuring Games Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++