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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 233 287 314
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +27
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.012% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.014% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 15
Median salary £55,000 £72,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +61.11%
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -11.25%
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
5224 7404 9630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.86% 87.46% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4769 6403 8047
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (50.00%) Online Games
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) LAMP
4 4 (33.33%) Replication
4 4 (33.33%) PHP 5
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Games
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 4 (33.33%) PayPal
5 3 (25.00%) Animation
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) Online Gambling
6 2 (16.67%) JSON

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Developer
4 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Games Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) LAMP
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Pixi.js
4 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) SignalR
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) DOM
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) JSON Schema
5 1 (8.33%) LESS
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ
5 1 (8.33%) SVG
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Online Games
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Games
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (25.00%) Animation
4 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (16.67%) Online Gambling
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (8.33%) Social Gaming
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 4 (33.33%) OO
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Android Development
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) API Development
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) PHP 5
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) PayPal