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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 258 307 304
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -3
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 7 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 17
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +57.89%
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
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) cocos2d
4 3 (30.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Online Games
4 3 (30.00%) Social Media
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) Law
4 3 (30.00%) Java EE
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JDBC
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Cocoa
4 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (30.00%) B2B
4 3 (30.00%) B2C
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Camel

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (30.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Games Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Games Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (30.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (30.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (30.00%) cocos2d
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
1 3 (30.00%) JDBC
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) SpriteKit
2 1 (10.00%) DirectX
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (30.00%) Online Games
1 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Social Gaming
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) B2B
2 3 (30.00%) B2C
2 3 (30.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) Microservices
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift
3 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Autodesk
1 1 (10.00%) Facebook
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago