Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Games Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C++ Game Developer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1177 1254
Rank change year-on-year +69 +77 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Developer 42 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.012% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 27
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +21.05%
10th Percentile £53,750 £31,625 £27,400
90th Percentile £64,250 £72,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +32.35% -10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

C++ Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured C++ Games Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Games Developer in England

C++ Games Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer in England.

Salary trend for C++ Games Developer in England

C++ Games Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Games Developer in England

C++ Games Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Games Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 36 £58,750 -11.32% 3
East of England - 4 - -
Midlands +7 1 £27,500 -47.62%
West Midlands +2 1 £27,500 -47.62%
South East - 1 £45,000 -
C++ Games Developer
UK

C++ Games Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, C++ Games Developer 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 England region featuring C++ Games Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) C++
1 42 (100.00%) Games
2 25 (59.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 23 (54.76%) Game Development
4 19 (45.24%) Mobile Games
5 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
6 12 (28.57%) C#
7 7 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.90%) Animation
9 4 (9.52%) Physics
9 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 4 (9.52%) Velocity
9 4 (9.52%) RESTful
9 4 (9.52%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (9.52%) Linux
9 4 (9.52%) C
9 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (7.14%) Mathematical Modelling
10 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
10 3 (7.14%) Web Development
10 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
11 2 (4.76%) Open Source
11 2 (4.76%) Unreal Engine
11 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.38%) Microservices
12 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
12 1 (2.38%) React

C++ Games Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
General
1 42 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
2 4 (9.52%) Velocity
3 2 (4.76%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.38%) React
4 1 (2.38%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Mobile Games
2 5 (11.90%) Animation
3 4 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Game Development
2 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
3 7 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 4 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) Physics
5 3 (7.14%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) 3D Animation
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) Microservices
7 1 (2.38%) MVC
7 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) C
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) R
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle