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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 298 314 306
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 5 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 22
Average salary £72,500 £22,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+222.22% -56.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
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
8808 10836 10040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.32% 83.77% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7525 9019 8660
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 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 9 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Xbox
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) iPhone
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) iPad
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) Android NDK
5 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) STL
1 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
1 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) Android NDK
1 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Xbox
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
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