The median annual salary for a C++ Games Developer was - in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 619 680
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Developer 0 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London - 0.043% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.045% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 0
Median salary - £62,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 - £30,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Games Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured C++ Games Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (87.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) Animation
4 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (50.00%) Physics
4 4 (50.00%) Lua
4 4 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
6 1 (12.50%) DirectX
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
6 1 (12.50%) Game Development
6 1 (12.50%) Structured Programming
6 1 (12.50%) GLSL
6 1 (12.50%) HLSL
6 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Trading
6 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithms

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:

General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (12.50%) DirectX
3 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Animation
1 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) C
3 4 (50.00%) Lua
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) GLSL
5 1 (12.50%) HLSL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Intel