The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Developer role 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 Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 321 296 305
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 7 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.056% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 18
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £48,050 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £56,500 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £25,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.48%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11495 10987 12807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.34% 93.36% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9673 9598 11610
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Games Developer
London

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Games Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer across the City of London region.

Games Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

Games Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Games Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (57.89%) Flash
2 11 (57.89%) Game Development
3 10 (52.63%) ActionScript
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) Flash Games
6 7 (36.84%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (36.84%) C++
7 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) Node.js
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile Games
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) Animation
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5 Canvas
10 3 (15.79%) Grunt
10 3 (15.79%) RESTful
10 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
10 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
10 3 (15.79%) CSS3
10 3 (15.79%) WebSockets
10 3 (15.79%) WebKit
10 3 (15.79%) Bower
10 3 (15.79%) Sass
10 3 (15.79%) LESS
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) Web Services
10 3 (15.79%) XML

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Grunt
1 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
1 3 (15.79%) Bower
1 3 (15.79%) Mocha
2 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 19 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Flash
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5 Canvas
5 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) WebSockets
5 3 (15.79%) WebKit
5 3 (15.79%) Sass
5 3 (15.79%) LESS
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) Robotlegs
7 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (5.26%) J2SE
7 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
7 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Flash Games
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile Games
3 4 (21.05%) Animation
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.53%) Social Network
5 2 (10.53%) Online Gambling
5 2 (10.53%) Interactive TV
6 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
6 1 (5.26%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Game Development
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) ActionScript
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) ActionScript 3.0
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree