Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Games Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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

Game Programmer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 217 236
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.057% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.060% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median annual salary - £32,500 -
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +26.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,510 5,019 5,581
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.26% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,710 3,148 3,357
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Games Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Games Programmer in Scotland

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Games Programmer in Scotland