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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 161 187 149
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -38
Permanent jobs citing Games 75 77 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.13% 1.93%
As % of the General category 2.52% 1.84% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 185
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,500 £71,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2976 4183 6154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 55.96% 61.61% 55.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2680 3717 5325
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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 9 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 109 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.67%) Java
3 63 (30.14%) TDD
4 54 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (24.88%) Scala
6 48 (22.97%) BDD
7 45 (21.53%) Amazon AWS
8 41 (19.62%) Big Data
9 40 (19.14%) JavaScript
10 39 (18.66%) HTML
10 39 (18.66%) Python
11 37 (17.70%) Degree
12 36 (17.22%) Software Engineering
13 35 (16.75%) CSS
14 33 (15.79%) Software Delivery
15 32 (15.31%) Pair Programming
16 31 (14.83%) Advertising
17 30 (14.35%) Linux
18 29 (13.88%) Online Games
18 29 (13.88%) DevOps
19 28 (13.40%) Node.js
19 28 (13.40%) Finance
20 26 (12.44%) Spring
21 25 (11.96%) Banking
21 25 (11.96%) Scrum
21 25 (11.96%) Jenkins
21 25 (11.96%) Docker
22 24 (11.48%) Retail
23 22 (10.53%) Google
23 22 (10.53%) Akka

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 19 (9.09%) Apache
2 10 (4.78%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.31%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (3.35%) IIS
6 4 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.44%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.44%) Confluence
7 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.44%) Jupyter
7 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.44%) SAS
8 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.48%) IPython
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) MS Project
2 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.48%) InVision
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.53%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.05%) IaaS
3 20 (9.57%) PaaS
4 10 (4.78%) SaaS
5 9 (4.31%) GitHub
6 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.96%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) Internet
2 5 (2.39%) iSCSI
2 5 (2.39%) NAS
2 5 (2.39%) SAN
3 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.44%) VoIP
4 2 (0.96%) ATM
4 2 (0.96%) LAN
4 2 (0.96%) SMS
4 2 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.62%) Big Data
2 19 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.61%) MySQL
4 17 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.91%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.48%) Redis
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.96%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.70%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 10 (4.78%) JIRA
5 8 (3.83%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.35%) Subversion
7 6 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.39%) Selenium
8 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.91%) Grunt
10 3 (1.44%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.44%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.96%) Maven
11 2 (0.96%) NUnit
11 2 (0.96%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (14.83%) Advertising
2 28 (13.40%) Finance
3 25 (11.96%) Banking
4 24 (11.48%) Retail
5 20 (9.57%) Law
6 16 (7.66%) Telecoms
7 11 (5.26%) Marketing
8 8 (3.83%) Legal
9 5 (2.39%) Back Office
9 5 (2.39%) Front Office
9 5 (2.39%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.91%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.44%) Prime Brokerage
11 3 (1.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.96%) French Language
13 1 (0.48%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 95 (45.45%) Developer
2 47 (22.49%) Java Developer
3 25 (11.96%) Senior Developer
4 21 (10.05%) Project Manager
5 19 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.18%) Analyst
7 14 (6.70%) Online Project Manager
8 12 (5.74%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.78%) Agile Developer
9 10 (4.78%) Agile Project Manager
9 10 (4.78%) PHP Developer
9 10 (4.78%) Platform Engineer
9 10 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Agile Java Developer
10 9 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Scala Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Senior Agile Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 8 (3.83%) Core Java Developer
11 8 (3.83%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.66%) HTML
2 35 (16.75%) CSS
3 28 (13.40%) Node.js
4 26 (12.44%) Spring
5 22 (10.53%) Akka
6 20 (9.57%) jQuery
6 20 (9.57%) REST
6 20 (9.57%) SOAP
6 20 (9.57%) Spring Boot
7 19 (9.09%) HTML5
7 19 (9.09%) Serverless Framework
8 18 (8.61%) AngularJS
8 18 (8.61%) JSON
9 14 (6.70%) .NET
9 14 (6.70%) LAMP
10 12 (5.74%) JSP
10 12 (5.74%) OSGi
10 12 (5.74%) React
11 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.83%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.88%) Online Games
2 21 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.05%) Mathematics
3 14 (6.70%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.35%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.39%) Clustering
6 5 (2.39%) Physics
6 5 (2.39%) Social Media
7 4 (1.91%) Animation
7 4 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.91%) Mobile Games
7 4 (1.91%) Replication
8 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.44%) BBC
8 3 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.44%) Online Gambling
8 3 (1.44%) Statistics
8 3 (1.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.35%) Linux
2 18 (8.61%) Windows
3 4 (1.91%) Android
3 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.14%) TDD
3 54 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (22.97%) BDD
5 36 (17.22%) Software Engineering
6 33 (15.79%) Software Delivery
7 32 (15.31%) Pair Programming
8 29 (13.88%) DevOps
9 25 (11.96%) Scrum
10 22 (10.53%) Analytics
11 19 (9.09%) API Development
11 19 (9.09%) Project Management
11 19 (9.09%) SDLC
11 19 (9.09%) SOA
12 17 (8.13%) E-Commerce
13 16 (7.66%) Configuration Management
13 16 (7.66%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 15 (7.18%) OO
15 11 (5.26%) Front End Development
16 9 (4.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 85 (40.67%) Java
2 52 (24.88%) Scala
3 40 (19.14%) JavaScript
4 39 (18.66%) Python
5 20 (9.57%) Ruby
6 19 (9.09%) PHP
7 15 (7.18%) C#
8 12 (5.74%) C++
9 11 (5.26%) SQL
10 7 (3.35%) PHP 5
10 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.87%) ECMAScript
12 5 (2.39%) R
13 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.44%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.96%) C
15 2 (0.96%) Go
15 2 (0.96%) Korn
15 2 (0.96%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (17.70%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) PhD
3 1 (0.48%) HND
3 1 (0.48%) ISEB
3 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.66%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) SDET
System Software
1 25 (11.96%) Docker
2 14 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.44%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.96%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (9.09%) Puppet
3 18 (8.61%) Ansible
4 7 (3.35%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (10.53%) Google
2 20 (9.57%) VMware
3 19 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 12 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.74%) Rackspace
5 10 (4.78%) Adobe
6 5 (2.39%) Dell
7 4 (1.91%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.91%) PayPal
7 4 (1.91%) Tableau
8 3 (1.44%) Citrix
8 3 (1.44%) Facebook
8 3 (1.44%) Mitel
9 2 (0.96%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.96%) New Relic
9 2 (0.96%) Splunk
9 2 (0.96%) Sybase
10 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.48%) Maxymiser
10 1 (0.48%) Optimizely
City, London
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £60,000 + a very favourable package!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £38500 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Cititec Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago