Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graphics Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Graphics Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1175 1207 1291
Rank change year-on-year +32 +84 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphics Developer 2 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.008% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 21
UK median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -30.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,250 £23,900 £41,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £64,250 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £20,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -60.00% +42.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Graphics Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Graphics Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Graphics Developer in the UK

Graphics Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graphics Developer.

Salary trend for Graphics Developer in the UK

Graphics Developer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graphics Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England +13 2 £42,500 +21.43% 2
London -11 2 £42,500 +21.43%

Graphics Developer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Graphics 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 featuring Graphics Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) DirectX
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Programming
2 1 (50.00%) GLSL
2 1 (50.00%) HLSL
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Games

Graphics Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DirectX
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) GLSL
2 1 (50.00%) HLSL