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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 246 309 338
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +29
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 8 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.049% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.056% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 19
Median salary £55,000 £72,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +222.22%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +41.66%
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
5710 8931 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.62% 87.79% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5203 7634 9242
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 19 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) Online Games
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) JSON
6 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
7 5 (26.32%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
7 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
7 5 (26.32%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) Law
8 4 (21.05%) Mobile Games
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (21.05%) Subversion
8 4 (21.05%) Maven
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) B2B
8 4 (21.05%) B2C
8 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
8 4 (21.05%) Apple Swift
8 4 (21.05%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (21.05%) SpriteKit
8 4 (21.05%) cocos2d
8 4 (21.05%) Java EE
8 4 (21.05%) Animation
8 4 (21.05%) Multithreading

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 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Maven
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 19 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (21.05%) Law
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Games Developer
3 4 (21.05%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Games Developer
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
4 4 (21.05%) cocos2d
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) Java EE
4 4 (21.05%) SpriteKit
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) JDBC
5 3 (15.79%) Sass
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (10.53%) LESS
6 2 (10.53%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Online Games
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (21.05%) Animation
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Games
3 4 (21.05%) Social Media
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Replication
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Online Gambling
5 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) B2B
3 4 (21.05%) B2C
3 4 (21.05%) Concurrent Programming
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Microservices
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Apple Swift
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) PHP 5
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) PayPal
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft