The 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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
London / City of London
Rank 166 163 142
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Games 63 93 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 1.37% 1.94%
As % of the General category 2.18% 2.32% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 144
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2886 4012 5902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.42% 58.94% 56.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3602 4980
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Games.

1 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.20%) Java
3 34 (24.64%) Scala
4 29 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.29%) Finance
6 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
6 26 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (18.12%) TDD
8 24 (17.39%) NoSQL
9 22 (15.94%) Linux
10 21 (15.22%) HTML
10 21 (15.22%) Analytics
10 21 (15.22%) DevOps
11 20 (14.49%) Akka
11 20 (14.49%) CSS
11 20 (14.49%) Python
11 20 (14.49%) Degree
11 20 (14.49%) Online Games
12 19 (13.77%) Mathematics
12 19 (13.77%) Node.js
13 18 (13.04%) MongoDB
13 18 (13.04%) BDD
13 18 (13.04%) Jenkins
14 17 (12.32%) Spring
15 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
15 16 (11.59%) Docker
16 15 (10.87%) Big Data
16 15 (10.87%) Software Engineering
16 15 (10.87%) Computer Science
17 14 (10.14%) Puppet

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.07%) Apache
3 6 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.62%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.45%) IIS
5 2 (1.45%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.45%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Project
2 2 (1.45%) SPSS
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.72%) InVision
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.80%) GitHub
3 7 (5.07%) IaaS
4 6 (4.35%) SaaS
5 5 (3.62%) PaaS
6 2 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.45%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.45%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
1 6 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 6 (4.35%) NAS
1 6 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (0.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 18 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.87%) Big Data
4 9 (6.52%) Redis
5 5 (3.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.62%) MySQL
6 4 (2.90%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.80%) JIRA
4 6 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.35%) Subversion
4 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.90%) Maven
5 4 (2.90%) Selenium
6 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.45%) Grunt
6 2 (1.45%) gulp
6 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.45%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.72%) Bower
7 1 (0.72%) Mockito
7 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.72%) QUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (20.29%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Advertising
3 12 (8.70%) Marketing
4 11 (7.97%) Banking
5 9 (6.52%) Retail
5 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.35%) Law
7 5 (3.62%) Back Office
8 4 (2.90%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (2.90%) Front Office
8 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.17%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.72%) iGaming
11 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (47.83%) Developer
2 32 (23.19%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.32%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.25%) Architect
5 10 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.80%) Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.80%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Games Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Scala Developer
8 6 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Consultant
8 6 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.35%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) HTML
2 20 (14.49%) Akka
2 20 (14.49%) CSS
3 19 (13.77%) Node.js
4 17 (12.32%) Spring
5 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
6 10 (7.25%) .NET
6 10 (7.25%) HTML5
6 10 (7.25%) React
6 10 (7.25%) Spring Boot
7 9 (6.52%) jQuery
7 9 (6.52%) JSON
8 8 (5.80%) Web Services
9 6 (4.35%) Kafka
9 6 (4.35%) Serverless Framework
9 6 (4.35%) Symfony
10 5 (3.62%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (3.62%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (3.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Online Games
2 15 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.35%) Clustering
4 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.62%) BBC
6 4 (2.90%) Fintech
6 4 (2.90%) Social Media
6 4 (2.90%) User Experience
7 3 (2.17%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.17%) Mobile Games
7 3 (2.17%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.17%) Social Gaming
8 2 (1.45%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.45%) Oculus Rift
8 2 (1.45%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.45%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.94%) Linux
2 5 (3.62%) Windows
3 3 (2.17%) Android
4 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (18.12%) TDD
4 21 (15.22%) Analytics
4 21 (15.22%) DevOps
5 19 (13.77%) Mathematics
6 18 (13.04%) BDD
7 15 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 13 (9.42%) Scrum
8 13 (9.42%) SDLC
9 12 (8.70%) Front End Development
9 12 (8.70%) OO
10 11 (7.97%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.25%) CRM
11 10 (7.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 9 (6.52%) Low Latency
12 9 (6.52%) Pair Programming
12 9 (6.52%) Software Delivery
13 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (44.20%) Java
2 34 (24.64%) Scala
3 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.49%) Python
5 11 (7.97%) C#
6 10 (7.25%) C++
6 10 (7.25%) PHP
7 9 (6.52%) Ruby
7 9 (6.52%) SQL
8 6 (4.35%) C
9 5 (3.62%) ECMAScript
9 5 (3.62%) Go
10 4 (2.90%) R
11 3 (2.17%) Erlang
12 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.45%) F#
12 2 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.45%) XPath
13 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.72%) HND
3 1 (0.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (11.59%) Docker
2 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) Puppet
2 12 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.52%) Ansible
3 9 (6.52%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.45%) Terraform
6 1 (0.72%) Consul
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) StatsD
6 1 (0.72%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) VMware
2 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.80%) Google
4 6 (4.35%) Dell
5 5 (3.62%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.90%) Adobe
6 4 (2.90%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.90%) Tableau
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle
8 2 (1.45%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.45%) New Relic
8 2 (1.45%) Optimizely
8 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.45%) Splunk
9 1 (0.72%) Apple
9 1 (0.72%) Facebook
9 1 (0.72%) Intel
9 1 (0.72%) Maxymiser
9 1 (0.72%) Perforce
9 1 (0.72%) Sybase
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