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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 297 292 320
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 29 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.21% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.26% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 6
Average salary £22,500 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +22.58%
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9898 9686 10258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 80.82% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8156 8463 9350
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 35 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 22 (62.86%) HTML
4 19 (54.29%) HTML5
5 17 (48.57%) Flash
5 17 (48.57%) Animation
6 15 (42.86%) Online Gambling
6 15 (42.86%) Online Betting
7 10 (28.57%) C++
8 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.86%) OO
10 7 (20.00%) CSS
10 7 (20.00%) C
10 7 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.29%) TDD
11 5 (14.29%) Java
11 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 5 (14.29%) PhoneGap
11 5 (14.29%) LESS
12 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
12 4 (11.43%) Node.js
12 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
12 4 (11.43%) Scrum
13 3 (8.57%) Maven
13 3 (8.57%) Social Network
13 3 (8.57%) ActionScript
13 3 (8.57%) Python
13 3 (8.57%) OpenGL
13 3 (8.57%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (11.43%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) PhoneGap
2 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 2 (5.71%) Grunt
3 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.71%) Mocha
3 2 (5.71%) Bower
4 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 35 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (42.86%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Graduate
3 10 (28.57%) Junior Developer
3 10 (28.57%) HTML Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Junior
4 9 (25.71%) Games Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C++ Games Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Games Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) ActionScript Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 19 (54.29%) HTML5
3 17 (48.57%) Flash
4 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (14.29%) LESS
6 3 (8.57%) OpenGL
6 3 (8.57%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.71%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.71%) RESTful
7 2 (5.71%) CSS3
7 2 (5.71%) WebSockets
7 2 (5.71%) Sass
7 2 (5.71%) J2SE
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE
7 2 (5.71%) Web Services
7 2 (5.71%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Animation
2 15 (42.86%) Online Gambling
3 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.57%) Social Network
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.71%) Social Gaming
6 2 (5.71%) Online Games
6 2 (5.71%) Flash Games
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Games
7 1 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) OO
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.29%) TDD
3 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) B2B
5 2 (5.71%) B2C
5 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) OOP
6 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.86%) Machine Learning
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) C
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) ActionScript
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) Lua
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Twitter
2 2 (5.71%) Facebook
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