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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 295 321 291
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 11 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 34
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £28,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +12.90%
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
8861 9822 9383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.26% 82.89% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7700 8365 8464
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) Games
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) OO
4 14 (46.67%) Java
4 14 (46.67%) HTML5
5 11 (36.67%) CSS
6 10 (33.33%) Animation
7 8 (26.67%) Flash
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) QA
8 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.00%) Online Betting
8 6 (20.00%) Online Gambling
9 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 5 (16.67%) PhoneGap
9 5 (16.67%) LESS
9 5 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) MVC
9 5 (16.67%) OOP
9 5 (16.67%) C#
10 4 (13.33%) Python
10 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
10 4 (13.33%) TDD
10 4 (13.33%) Node.js
10 4 (13.33%) Social Network
10 4 (13.33%) JBehave

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (13.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) JBehave
2 4 (13.33%) JUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Maven
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.67%) Grunt
3 2 (6.67%) Bower
3 2 (6.67%) Mocha
4 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (20.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Junior
2 10 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Graduate
4 7 (23.33%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (20.00%) HTML Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Junior Java Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Games Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Mobile Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (3.33%) C++ Games Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Java Games Developer
9 1 (3.33%) C Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) HTML5
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) Flash
5 5 (16.67%) PhoneGap
5 5 (16.67%) LESS
5 5 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (6.67%) RESTful
7 2 (6.67%) Spring
7 2 (6.67%) GWT
7 2 (6.67%) WebSockets
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (6.67%) Sass
7 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.33%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Animation
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Online Gambling
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (13.33%) Social Network
4 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (13.33%) User Experience
4 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Online Games
6 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Economics
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
6 1 (3.33%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) OO
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) B2B
5 2 (6.67%) B2C
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Econometrics
6 1 (3.33%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Regression Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) R
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
6 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter
2 1 (3.33%) Talend
2 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago