Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Games Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Game Programmer
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 117
Rank change year-on-year - +117 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 7 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.97% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 - £30,000
10th Percentile £35,000 - £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 - £35,500
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 - £37,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 702 1172 1382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 97.50% 97.59% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 656 862 1244
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £24,538
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £66,000
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Games Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings that featured Games Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Games Programmer in Guildford

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Games Programmer in Guildford

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Guildford region featuring Games Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Games
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) PlayStation
3 5 (71.43%) C++
4 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
5 3 (42.86%) Game Development
5 3 (42.86%) Sony
6 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (14.29%) C#

Games Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 7 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sony