The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games 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 over the 3 months to 24 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 terms in our General category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 131 68 112
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +44
Permanent jobs citing Games 250 418 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.01% 3.49% 2.30%
As % of the General category 3.42% 5.70% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 188 383 282
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7317 7335 8092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.77% 61.16% 62.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5984 6413 7374
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
London

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Games
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Games Salary Trend in the City of London

Games
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Games 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 Games.

1 162 (34.54%) Java
2 156 (33.26%) JavaScript
3 149 (31.77%) HTML
4 109 (23.24%) HTML5
5 94 (20.04%) CSS
6 90 (19.19%) XML
7 88 (18.76%) Online Games
8 85 (18.12%) TDD
9 84 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (16.84%) Linux
11 78 (16.63%) OO
12 71 (15.14%) MVC
12 71 (15.14%) Finance
13 70 (14.93%) Web Services
14 66 (14.07%) Android
14 66 (14.07%) Social Media
14 66 (14.07%) Mobile App
15 64 (13.65%) SQL
16 62 (13.22%) Scrum
17 60 (12.79%) C#
17 60 (12.79%) Apple iOS
18 59 (12.58%) JSON
19 54 (11.51%) jQuery
20 53 (11.30%) Marketing
21 52 (11.09%) Windows
21 52 (11.09%) Objective-C
22 51 (10.87%) Ajax
23 50 (10.66%) QA
24 49 (10.45%) Flash
24 49 (10.45%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (7.25%) Node.js
2 33 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.62%) Apache
4 10 (2.13%) IIS
4 10 (2.13%) SAS
5 8 (1.71%) CMS
5 8 (1.71%) Drupal
5 8 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.49%) WordPress
7 6 (1.28%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.85%) nginx
10 3 (0.64%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.64%) Confluence
10 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 33 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.84%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.92%) MS Project
5 8 (1.71%) SPSS
6 6 (1.28%) MS Office
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.21%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.64%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.49%) SaaS
3 6 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.64%) GitHub
5 3 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.43%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.53%) HTTP
2 31 (6.61%) Internet
3 7 (1.49%) Firewall
4 5 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.85%) DHCP
5 4 (0.85%) DNS
6 3 (0.64%) SMTP
6 3 (0.64%) FTP
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.21%) Network Security
8 1 (0.21%) SAN
8 1 (0.21%) LAN
8 1 (0.21%) SMS
8 1 (0.21%) VPN
8 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.04%) MySQL
1 33 (7.04%) NoSQL
2 24 (5.12%) Big Data
3 23 (4.90%) MongoDB
4 21 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 17 (3.62%) Redis
7 11 (2.35%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.71%) CouchDB
10 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.28%) QlikView
11 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.28%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.07%) HBase
12 5 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 47 (10.02%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.10%) Xcode
3 29 (6.18%) PhoneGap
4 28 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 28 (5.97%) JIRA
5 25 (5.33%) Subversion
6 23 (4.90%) Eclipse
7 21 (4.48%) Grunt
8 20 (4.26%) Introscope
9 19 (4.05%) JUnit
9 19 (4.05%) Selenium
10 14 (2.99%) Jasmine
10 14 (2.99%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.99%) Hudson
11 12 (2.56%) Mocha
12 11 (2.35%) Maven
13 10 (2.13%) Ant
13 10 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.13%) Mockito
13 10 (2.13%) Bower
General
1 71 (15.14%) Finance
2 53 (11.30%) Marketing
3 33 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.84%) Banking
5 17 (3.62%) Retail
6 16 (3.41%) Online Betting
7 12 (2.56%) Advertising
7 12 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.49%) Back Office
9 6 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.64%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Front Office
11 2 (0.43%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.43%) French Language
11 2 (0.43%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) iGaming
12 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 242 (51.60%) Developer
2 43 (9.17%) Java Developer
3 39 (8.32%) Senior Developer
4 33 (7.04%) Analyst
5 26 (5.54%) Web Developer
5 26 (5.54%) iOS Developer
6 22 (4.69%) Programmer
6 22 (4.69%) Mobile Developer
7 20 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
8 19 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 19 (4.05%) Mobile Web Developer
9 18 (3.84%) Designer
9 18 (3.84%) Graduate
9 18 (3.84%) Architect
10 16 (3.41%) Graduate Developer
11 15 (3.20%) Junior
11 15 (3.20%) Consultant
11 15 (3.20%) Data Analyst
12 14 (2.99%) Java Consultant
13 13 (2.77%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (31.77%) HTML
2 109 (23.24%) HTML5
3 94 (20.04%) CSS
4 90 (19.19%) XML
5 70 (14.93%) Web Services
6 59 (12.58%) JSON
7 54 (11.51%) jQuery
8 51 (10.87%) Ajax
9 49 (10.45%) Flash
10 47 (10.02%) Spring
11 45 (9.59%) SOAP
11 45 (9.59%) CSS3
12 38 (8.10%) .NET
13 32 (6.82%) RESTful
14 31 (6.61%) Backbone.js
15 29 (6.18%) REST
16 28 (5.97%) AngularJS
16 28 (5.97%) OpenGL
16 28 (5.97%) XSLT
17 26 (5.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 88 (18.76%) Online Games
2 66 (14.07%) Social Media
2 66 (14.07%) Mobile App
3 41 (8.74%) Computer Science
4 34 (7.25%) Client/Server
4 34 (7.25%) Mobile Games
4 34 (7.25%) iPhone
5 32 (6.82%) iPad
6 29 (6.18%) Social Network
6 29 (6.18%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (5.54%) Animation
8 19 (4.05%) Open Source
9 17 (3.62%) Online Gambling
10 16 (3.41%) Social Gaming
10 16 (3.41%) Mathematics
11 15 (3.20%) Web 2.0
11 15 (3.20%) Blackberry
12 12 (2.56%) Graphic Design
13 9 (1.92%) Blog
14 8 (1.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (16.84%) Linux
2 66 (14.07%) Android
3 60 (12.79%) Apple iOS
4 52 (11.09%) Windows
5 46 (9.81%) UNIX
6 22 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (3.20%) Solaris
8 7 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.28%) CentOS
10 4 (0.85%) Debian
11 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.12%) TDD
2 84 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (16.63%) OO
4 71 (15.14%) MVC
5 62 (13.22%) Scrum
6 48 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (9.59%) OOP
8 41 (8.74%) Multithreading
9 37 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 35 (7.46%) Game Development
11 34 (7.25%) SOA
11 34 (7.25%) Web Development
12 33 (7.04%) E-Commerce
12 33 (7.04%) BDD
13 31 (6.61%) Analytics
14 28 (5.97%) iOS Development
15 26 (5.54%) Project Management
16 23 (4.90%) Low Latency
17 21 (4.48%) Software Engineering
18 20 (4.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 162 (34.54%) Java
2 156 (33.26%) JavaScript
3 64 (13.65%) SQL
4 60 (12.79%) C#
5 52 (11.09%) Objective-C
6 49 (10.45%) Python
7 41 (8.74%) ActionScript
8 40 (8.53%) C++
9 37 (7.89%) PHP
10 36 (7.68%) C
11 23 (4.90%) Ruby
12 15 (3.20%) XPath
13 12 (2.56%) Scala
14 8 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.71%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.49%) R
15 7 (1.49%) Perl
15 7 (1.49%) PowerHouse
16 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (8.96%) Degree
2 6 (1.28%) PhD
3 3 (0.64%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.21%) CCNA
4 1 (0.21%) ISEB
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.66%) QA
2 20 (4.26%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.64%) Varnish
2 3 (0.64%) Xen
2 3 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 16 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.35%) Puppet
3 9 (1.92%) Capistrano
4 7 (1.49%) Ansible
5 4 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.21%) logstash
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.33%) Google
3 24 (5.12%) Adobe
4 23 (4.90%) Twitter
4 23 (4.90%) Splunk
5 21 (4.48%) Perforce
6 20 (4.26%) Oracle
7 18 (3.84%) Facebook
8 15 (3.20%) Symbian
9 14 (2.99%) VMware
10 9 (1.92%) JBoss
11 6 (1.28%) Lotus
12 5 (1.07%) Sencha
12 5 (1.07%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.85%) Cisco
13 4 (0.85%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.64%) Terracotta
14 3 (0.64%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.64%) IBM
14 3 (0.64%) HP
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Games Room
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
OPM Response Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits & pension
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City Of London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago