How much does a Game Programmer make?

Updated 22 Jul 2021
£31,366 /yr
Average Base Pay

46 salaries

£22K

Low

£31K

Average

£46K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Game Programmer is £31,366 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Game Programmer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 46 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Programmer employees.

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Codemasters
3.8

Codemasters

Game Programmer

£25,351

 /yr
Range: £24K - £31K
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£24K

£31K

£23,650 - £30,610 Range

Sumo Digital
4.2

Sumo Digital

Game Programmer

£28,658

 /yr
Range: £26K - £37K

£26K

£37K

£26,349 - £37,248 Range

TT Games
3.4

TT Games

Game Programmer

£29,751

 /yr
Range: £28K - £41K

£28K

£41K

£27,620 - £40,698 Range

Mediatonic
4.8

Mediatonic

Game Programmer

£31,078

 /yr
Range: £27K - £38K

£27K

£38K

£26,631 - £38,349 Range

Creative Assembly
4.2

Creative Assembly

Game Programmer
About 

£46K -£52K

£46K

£52K

£46,437 - £51,636 Range

Rebellion
3.8

Rebellion

Game Programmer
About 

£35K -£40K

£35K

£40K

£35,075 - £40,390 Range

Team17 Digital
2.7

Team17 Digital

Game Programmer
About 

£25K -£29K

£25K

£29K

£24,573 - £29,008 Range

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Supermassive Games
3.3

Supermassive Games

Game Programmer
About 

£27K -£34K

£27K

£34K

£27,186 - £33,734 Range

Bossa Studios
3.4

Bossa Studios

Game Programmer
About 

£25K -£52K

£25K

£52K

£25,007 - £52,017 Range

Tag Games
3.9

Tag Games

Game Programmer
About 

£16K -£22K

£16K

£22K

£15,961 - £22,380 Range

Reed
4

Reed

Game Programmer
About 

£32K -£35K

£32K

£35K

£32,058 - £34,566 Range

B&Q
3.5

B&Q

Game Programmer - Hourly
About 

£9 -£10

 hourly

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

University of Exeter
4.1

University of Exeter

Game Programmer - Hourly
About 

£19 -£21

 hourly

£19

£21

£19 - £21 Range

PlayStation
4

PlayStation

Game Programmer
About 

£35K -£38K

£35K

£38K

£34,582 - £37,745 Range

King
3.5

King

Game Programmer
About 

£70K -£74K

£70K

£74K

£69,639 - £74,185 Range

Rockstar Games
4.4

Rockstar Games

Game Programmer
About 

£33K -£35K

£33K

£35K

£32,748 - £34,837 Range

TT Games
3.4

TT Games

Game Programmer - Contractor
About 

£24K -£26K

£24K

£26K

£24,331 - £25,983 Range

Unity Technologies
4.4

Unity Technologies

Game Programmer
About 

£65K -£70K

£65K

£70K

£64,960 - £70,466 Range

GoDaddy
3.9

GoDaddy

Game Programmer
About 

£30K -£33K

£30K

£33K

£30,277 - £32,769 Range

Intouch Games
4.1

Intouch Games

Game Programmer
About 

£23K -£25K

£23K

£25K

£23,382 - £24,983 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Game Programmer salaries

The national average salary for a a Game Programmer is £31,366 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Game Programmer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 46 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Game Programmer employees.

The highest salary for a a Game Programmer in United Kingdom is £45,520 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Game Programmer in United Kingdom is £21,613 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent game programmer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£30,000
per year
A Game Developer in the Birmingham Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Temporary
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£9
hourly
A Game Development in the Southampton Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
Southampton Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£42,000
per year
An Unity Developer in the London Area area reported making £42,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Freelance
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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