The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 323 268 317
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +49
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 9 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.50% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 46 24
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £56,250 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -24.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Game Development
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 27 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (59.26%) C++
2 16 (59.26%) Flash
3 11 (40.74%) ActionScript
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (25.93%) Flash Games
5 7 (25.93%) ActionScript 3.0
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) Low Latency
7 5 (18.52%) Social Gaming
7 5 (18.52%) C
7 5 (18.52%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) OpenGL
8 4 (14.81%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) Subversion
8 4 (14.81%) Adobe
9 3 (11.11%) Mobile Games
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) HTML5
9 3 (11.11%) Android
9 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
10 2 (7.41%) Facebook
10 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.70%) FlexUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Flash Builder
General
1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Games Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Flash Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Flash Games Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 4 (14.81%) ActionScript Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Games Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Build Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Games Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Flash
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) OpenGL
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) STL
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) J2SE
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) Django
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (3.70%) PureMVC
5 1 (3.70%) BlazeDS
5 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Robotlegs
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Flash Games
3 5 (18.52%) Social Gaming
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Games
5 2 (7.41%) Browser Games
5 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.41%) Physics
5 2 (7.41%) Online Gambling
6 1 (3.70%) Animation
6 1 (3.70%) Online Games
6 1 (3.70%) Social Media
6 1 (3.70%) CUDA
6 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (3.70%) Xbox
6 1 (3.70%) Kinect
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Scrum
2 5 (18.52%) Low Latency
2 5 (18.52%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.41%) Android Development
4 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
4 2 (7.41%) Kanban
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) OOD
4 2 (7.41%) B2C
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Code Coverage
5 1 (3.70%) Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C++
2 11 (40.74%) ActionScript
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) ActionScript 3.0
5 5 (18.52%) C
6 4 (14.81%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (7.41%) Python
8 2 (7.41%) PowerHouse
8 2 (7.41%) PHP
8 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.70%) SQL
9 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Seven Publishing Ltd
Salary: From £200 to £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago