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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 301 306 319
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 19 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 13
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £82,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 40 (100.00%) Games
2 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 24 (60.00%) HTML
4 21 (52.50%) HTML5
5 18 (45.00%) Flash
5 18 (45.00%) Animation
6 16 (40.00%) Online Gambling
6 16 (40.00%) Online Betting
7 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (25.00%) C++
9 9 (22.50%) OO
9 9 (22.50%) Java
10 8 (20.00%) CSS
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
12 6 (15.00%) C
12 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
13 5 (12.50%) Node.js
13 5 (12.50%) PhoneGap
13 5 (12.50%) LESS
13 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
13 5 (12.50%) TDD
14 4 (10.00%) Maven
14 4 (10.00%) Scrum
14 4 (10.00%) QA
14 4 (10.00%) Social Network
14 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (7.50%) JBehave
15 3 (7.50%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.50%) JBehave
4 2 (5.00%) Mocha
4 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.00%) Grunt
4 2 (5.00%) Bower
5 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 40 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (40.00%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Graduate
2 15 (37.50%) Graduate Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Junior Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Junior
4 11 (27.50%) HTML Developer
5 9 (22.50%) Games Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C++ Games Developer
7 3 (7.50%) C Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Games Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Mobile Web Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) HTML5
3 18 (45.00%) Flash
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 5 (12.50%) LESS
6 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.50%) REST
6 3 (7.50%) CSS3
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
7 2 (5.00%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) WebSockets
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 2 (5.00%) J2SE
7 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (5.00%) Sass
7 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Animation
2 16 (40.00%) Online Gambling
3 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.00%) Social Network
5 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.50%) Open Source
6 3 (7.50%) Social Gaming
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
6 3 (7.50%) User Experience
7 2 (5.00%) Online Games
7 2 (5.00%) Flash Games
8 1 (2.50%) Mobile Games
8 1 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) OO
3 5 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.00%) B2B
6 2 (5.00%) B2C
6 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.50%) OOP
7 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.50%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.50%) Bayesian Methods
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) C++
3 9 (22.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) C
5 3 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) ActionScript
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Twitter
2 2 (5.00%) Facebook
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