The median annual salary for a C++ Games Programmer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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 Programmer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 - 674
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Games Programmer 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% - 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% - 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Median salary £75,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary - £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
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 Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Games Programmer in London

C++ Games Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for C++ Games Programmer in London

C++ Games Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Games Programmer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Games Programmer in London

C++ Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, C++ 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 London region featuring C++ Games Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) HLSL
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (25.00%) DirectX
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Programming
3 1 (25.00%) GLSL

C++ Games Programmer 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 4 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (25.00%) DirectX
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) GLSL
2 1 (25.00%) HLSL