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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 176 138 71
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -67
Permanent jobs citing Games 136 246 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 2.00% 3.52%
As % of the General category 2.20% 3.41% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 107 187 380
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £33,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Games
London

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
6187 7209 7300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 59.80% 58.66% 61.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5212 5904 6415
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 £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 August 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 115 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.00%) Java
3 68 (23.45%) SQL
4 63 (21.72%) Finance
5 61 (21.03%) JavaScript
6 60 (20.69%) HTML
7 51 (17.59%) E-Commerce
7 51 (17.59%) TDD
8 44 (15.17%) BDD
9 42 (14.48%) Spring
9 42 (14.48%) CSS
10 41 (14.14%) Multithreading
10 41 (14.14%) HTML5
11 38 (13.10%) Open Source
11 38 (13.10%) C#
12 36 (12.41%) Scrum
13 34 (11.72%) OO
14 33 (11.38%) .NET
14 33 (11.38%) Hibernate
15 31 (10.69%) Software Engineering
16 30 (10.34%) Retail
16 30 (10.34%) Web Services
16 30 (10.34%) User Experience
17 29 (10.00%) SQL Server
17 29 (10.00%) PHP
17 29 (10.00%) QA
18 28 (9.66%) Linux
19 27 (9.31%) Mobile App
20 26 (8.97%) XML
20 26 (8.97%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 14 (4.83%) Node.js
2 9 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.72%) Apache
6 4 (1.38%) CMS
7 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.03%) Drupal
7 3 (1.03%) Lync
8 2 (0.69%) Mule
8 2 (0.69%) Confluence
8 2 (0.69%) Liferay
8 2 (0.69%) JBoss
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.34%) SAS
9 1 (0.34%) WordPress
9 1 (0.34%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 18 (6.21%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.07%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.38%) MS Office
6 3 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.07%) SaaS
3 5 (1.72%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.69%) Office 365
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.10%) HTTP
2 6 (2.07%) Firewall
3 5 (1.72%) DNS
4 4 (1.38%) SMTP
4 4 (1.38%) Internet
4 4 (1.38%) NFC
5 2 (0.69%) WAN
5 2 (0.69%) Skype
5 2 (0.69%) MPLS
6 1 (0.34%) OSPF
6 1 (0.34%) BGP
6 1 (0.34%) DWDM
6 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) IPsec
6 1 (0.34%) VLAN
6 1 (0.34%) DHCP
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) VoIP
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.55%) MySQL
3 11 (3.79%) Big Data
4 9 (3.10%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.10%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.07%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.69%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (7.93%) Maven
2 14 (4.83%) Selenium
3 13 (4.48%) JUnit
4 12 (4.14%) WebDriver
4 12 (4.14%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.79%) Moq
6 10 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.10%) Subversion
8 7 (2.41%) JIRA
9 6 (2.07%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.07%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.72%) Grunt
10 5 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (1.72%) gulp
10 5 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.72%) FitNesse
11 4 (1.38%) RSpec
11 4 (1.38%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.03%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.03%) Mocha
General
1 63 (21.72%) Finance
2 30 (10.34%) Retail
3 21 (7.24%) Marketing
4 17 (5.86%) Banking
5 12 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.14%) Law
6 8 (2.76%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.07%) Automotive
7 6 (2.07%) Online Betting
8 4 (1.38%) Swedish Language
8 4 (1.38%) Danish Language
8 4 (1.38%) German Language
8 4 (1.38%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Back Office
9 3 (1.03%) iGaming
10 2 (0.69%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Advertising
10 2 (0.69%) Publishing
10 2 (0.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 136 (46.90%) Developer
2 38 (13.10%) Senior Developer
3 35 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 20 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 17 (5.86%) Analyst
6 15 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 14 (4.83%) Team Leader
8 13 (4.48%) Java Team Leader
8 13 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (4.14%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (4.14%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.79%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.79%) Games Developer
10 11 (3.79%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (3.45%) Designer
12 9 (3.10%) C++ Developer
12 9 (3.10%) Test Engineer
13 8 (2.76%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.69%) HTML
2 42 (14.48%) CSS
2 42 (14.48%) Spring
3 41 (14.14%) HTML5
4 33 (11.38%) Hibernate
4 33 (11.38%) .NET
5 30 (10.34%) Web Services
6 26 (8.97%) XML
7 20 (6.90%) J2EE
7 20 (6.90%) jQuery
8 19 (6.55%) WCF
9 18 (6.21%) AngularJS
10 17 (5.86%) CSS3
11 15 (5.17%) WPF
11 15 (5.17%) RESTful
12 14 (4.83%) ActiveMQ
13 13 (4.48%) JMS
13 13 (4.48%) Struts
14 11 (3.79%) SOAP
14 11 (3.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.34%) User Experience
2 27 (9.31%) Mobile App
3 25 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.90%) Online Games
5 14 (4.83%) Client/Server
5 14 (4.83%) Mobile Games
6 10 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.45%) Online Gambling
6 10 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.10%) Social Gaming
8 8 (2.76%) Xbox
8 8 (2.76%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.76%) Social Media
9 6 (2.07%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.07%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.72%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.38%) Social Network
11 4 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.66%) Linux
2 24 (8.28%) Android
2 24 (8.28%) Apple iOS
3 23 (7.93%) UNIX
4 15 (5.17%) Windows
5 4 (1.38%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.59%) TDD
2 51 (17.59%) E-Commerce
3 44 (15.17%) BDD
4 41 (14.14%) Multithreading
5 38 (13.10%) Open Source
6 36 (12.41%) Scrum
7 34 (11.72%) OO
8 31 (10.69%) Software Engineering
9 21 (7.24%) Analytics
10 20 (6.90%) MVC
11 15 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.17%) SDLC
12 14 (4.83%) DevOps
13 13 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (4.48%) Business Development
13 13 (4.48%) CRM
14 12 (4.14%) Project Management
14 12 (4.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.00%) Java
2 68 (23.45%) SQL
3 61 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.10%) C#
5 29 (10.00%) PHP
6 25 (8.62%) C++
7 15 (5.17%) Python
8 13 (4.48%) Ruby
9 11 (3.79%) Scala
10 9 (3.10%) Groovy
10 9 (3.10%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.07%) C
11 6 (2.07%) ActionScript
11 6 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.72%) PHP5
12 5 (1.72%) Clojure
13 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.03%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 25 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (1.03%) ISEB
3 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.34%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) PhD
4 1 (0.34%) CCNA
4 1 (0.34%) CISSP
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.34%) CISM
4 1 (0.34%) MBA
4 1 (0.34%) CEH
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.41%) Docker
2 4 (1.38%) LXC
3 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
4 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) Nagios
1 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.03%) Mesos
2 3 (1.03%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.03%) Puppet
2 3 (1.03%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.69%) SCCM
3 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.34%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.24%) Oracle
3 9 (3.10%) Google
4 7 (2.41%) Perforce
5 5 (1.72%) Adobe
6 3 (1.03%) VMware
6 3 (1.03%) Capita
7 2 (0.69%) hybris
7 2 (0.69%) Facebook
7 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.69%) Cisco
7 2 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.34%) Dell
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix
8 1 (0.34%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.34%) Reuters
8 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.34%) AppSense
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