The 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 16 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.35% 1.99% -
As % of the General category 6.38% 2.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £25,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 213 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 68.12% 70.53% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 196 256
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £60,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) B2B
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) CMDB
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (75.00%) Google Apps
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Robotics
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Junior
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) Junior IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Junior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CMDB
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) B2B
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Google