The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 30 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.06% 0.58% 2.01%
As % of the General category 1.43% 0.74% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £67,500 £100,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
140 136 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 74.07% 79.53% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 126 111 299
Average salary £70,000 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £109,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
London

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Games
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Canary Wharf region.

Games Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Games
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Games
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Robotics
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA