Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Games Developer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 827 895
Rank change year-on-year +21 +68 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Developer 36 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.016% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 12
London median annual salary £58,750 £66,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.32% -5.36% +21.74%
10th Percentile £53,750 £35,425 £65,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £72,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +21.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

C++ Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Games Developer in London

C++ Games Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for C++ Games Developer in London

C++ Games Developer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London +20 3 - - 2
C++ Games Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring C++ Games Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) C++
1 36 (100.00%) Games
2 25 (69.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 22 (61.11%) Game Development
4 19 (52.78%) Mobile Games
5 11 (30.56%) C#
6 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) RESTful
8 4 (11.11%) C
8 4 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Web Development
9 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 3 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
10 2 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.78%) Microservices
11 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
11 1 (2.78%) React
11 1 (2.78%) Redux
11 1 (2.78%) Tornado
11 1 (2.78%) Docker
11 1 (2.78%) Open Source
11 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.78%) GitHub

C++ Games Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (2.78%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 36 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.78%) React
4 1 (2.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Mobile Games
2 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Animation
3 1 (2.78%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Game Development
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Mathematical Modelling
4 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) 3D Animation
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Microservices
6 1 (2.78%) MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (30.56%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) C
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) R
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle