The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 297 285 274
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 12 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.24% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 34
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +1.69%
Game Development
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8381 8728 8834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.79% 83.04% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7219 7401 7923
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Game Development
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the City of London region.

Game Development Salary Trend in the City of London

Game Development
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Game Development Salary Histogram in the City of London

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) OO
4 9 (37.50%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) OOP
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (25.00%) QA
8 5 (20.83%) Animation
9 4 (16.67%) Selenium
9 4 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (16.67%) C++
9 4 (16.67%) JUnit
9 4 (16.67%) Flash
9 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
9 4 (16.67%) JBehave
9 4 (16.67%) Open Source
9 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (16.67%) User Experience
10 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
10 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
10 3 (12.50%) CSS3
10 3 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (12.50%) User Stories

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
1 4 (16.67%) JBehave
1 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Junior
3 6 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Games Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) HTML5
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (16.67%) Flash
5 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
5 3 (12.50%) Cocoa
5 3 (12.50%) CSS3
5 3 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 2 (8.33%) GWT
7 1 (4.17%) YUI
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.17%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Animation
2 4 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) iPad
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 3 (12.50%) iPhone
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) Social Gaming
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Social Network
5 1 (4.17%) Online Gambling
5 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Economics
5 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) OO
1 9 (37.50%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) OOP
3 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (12.50%) User Stories
3 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Econometrics
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) VB
5 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PhD
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Tableau
2 1 (4.17%) Talend
2 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
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Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago