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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 303 313 303
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 3 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 24
Average salary £72,500 £22,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+222.22% -52.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
8935 10354 9938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.18% 83.56% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7632 8540 8710
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Xbox
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android NDK
3 1 (16.67%) STL
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Games Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) STL
1 1 (16.67%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Xbox
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) C#
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £900000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday