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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 311 331 277
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -54
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 3 6 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.048% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.058% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 41
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
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
9004 10292 9510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.36% 82.89% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7574 8575 8292
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) C++
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
8 3 (20.00%) OOP
8 3 (20.00%) User Experience
8 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (20.00%) User Stories
8 3 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
8 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
8 3 (20.00%) Apple
8 3 (20.00%) Flash
8 3 (20.00%) VB
8 3 (20.00%) Cocoa
8 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (20.00%) iPad
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (20.00%) iPhone
9 2 (13.33%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Games Developer
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Games Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) Flash
2 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 3 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) GWT
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
1 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Xbox
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games
3 1 (6.67%) Economics
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PhD
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Talend
2 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £900000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago