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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 161 145 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -55
Permanent jobs citing Games 168 228 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 1.82% 3.00%
As % of the General category 2.75% 3.08% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 118 197 342
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
6100 7412 7004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.54% 59.02% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5016 6130 6118
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 123 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (32.05%) Java
3 78 (21.37%) SQL
4 64 (17.53%) HTML
5 63 (17.26%) JavaScript
6 60 (16.44%) TDD
7 57 (15.62%) Finance
8 53 (14.52%) Spring
9 52 (14.25%) CSS
10 48 (13.15%) C#
11 42 (11.51%) Hibernate
11 42 (11.51%) E-Commerce
12 41 (11.23%) HTML5
13 39 (10.68%) Marketing
14 38 (10.41%) Online Games
14 38 (10.41%) Multithreading
14 38 (10.41%) BDD
14 38 (10.41%) Open Source
14 38 (10.41%) Linux
15 36 (9.86%) J2EE
15 36 (9.86%) User Experience
16 35 (9.59%) Degree
17 34 (9.32%) .NET
17 34 (9.32%) OO
18 33 (9.04%) UNIX
19 32 (8.77%) Maven
20 29 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (7.67%) Software Delivery
21 28 (7.67%) XML
22 27 (7.40%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (4.38%) Node.js
2 14 (3.84%) Apache
2 14 (3.84%) IIS
3 9 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.10%) CMS
4 4 (1.10%) WordPress
4 4 (1.10%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.82%) JBoss
5 3 (0.82%) SAS
6 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.55%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 22 (6.03%) Photoshop
2 14 (3.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.74%) MS Office
4 8 (2.19%) MS Excel
5 6 (1.64%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.55%) InDesign
9 1 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.27%) SPSS
9 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Magento
2 4 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.10%) SaaS
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.10%) GitHub
3 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.55%) Veeva
5 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.84%) Firewall
2 13 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.29%) DMZ
4 8 (2.19%) FTP
4 8 (2.19%) Telnet
4 8 (2.19%) SMTP
4 8 (2.19%) SSH
4 8 (2.19%) IMAP
5 7 (1.92%) HTTP
6 3 (0.82%) Internet
7 2 (0.55%) NFC
7 2 (0.55%) LAN
7 2 (0.55%) WAN
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) DNS
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.27%) NAS
8 1 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.48%) MySQL
2 17 (4.66%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.19%) Big Data
5 7 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.55%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.55%) Redis
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (8.77%) Maven
2 23 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.48%) JUnit
4 18 (4.93%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.11%) JIRA
5 15 (4.11%) Subversion
6 13 (3.56%) Selenium
7 12 (3.29%) Jasmine
8 10 (2.74%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.19%) Grunt
10 7 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (1.92%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.92%) FlexUnit
10 7 (1.92%) Mockito
11 6 (1.64%) Moq
12 5 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.37%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.37%) Axure RP
13 4 (1.10%) Gradle
13 4 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 57 (15.62%) Finance
2 39 (10.68%) Marketing
3 19 (5.21%) Retail
4 15 (4.11%) Advertising
5 12 (3.29%) Banking
5 12 (3.29%) iGaming
6 11 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.47%) Automotive
8 8 (2.19%) Law
8 8 (2.19%) French Language
9 6 (1.64%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.10%) Online Betting
10 4 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.55%) Front Office
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (37.53%) Developer
2 46 (12.60%) Java Developer
3 35 (9.59%) Senior Developer
4 34 (9.32%) Analyst
5 21 (5.75%) Business Analyst
6 19 (5.21%) Team Leader
6 19 (5.21%) Designer
7 18 (4.93%) Java Team Leader
8 17 (4.66%) Development Manager
9 16 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.11%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.11%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.84%) Business Development Manager
11 14 (3.84%) Business Manager
11 14 (3.84%) Front-End Developer
12 13 (3.56%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.29%) Head of Security
14 11 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.01%) Administrator
14 11 (3.01%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.53%) HTML
2 53 (14.52%) Spring
3 52 (14.25%) CSS
4 42 (11.51%) Hibernate
5 41 (11.23%) HTML5
6 36 (9.86%) J2EE
7 34 (9.32%) .NET
8 28 (7.67%) XML
9 27 (7.40%) Web Services
10 25 (6.85%) AngularJS
11 21 (5.75%) Struts
11 21 (5.75%) Flash
12 15 (4.11%) JMS
12 15 (4.11%) CSS3
12 15 (4.11%) JSON
13 14 (3.84%) WCF
13 14 (3.84%) RESTful
13 14 (3.84%) JMX
13 14 (3.84%) SOAP
14 13 (3.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.41%) Online Games
1 38 (10.41%) Open Source
2 36 (9.86%) User Experience
3 29 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.40%) Mobile App
5 20 (5.48%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.84%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.01%) Mobile Games
8 10 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.92%) Online Gambling
9 7 (1.92%) Social Media
10 6 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.10%) Xbox
11 4 (1.10%) iPad
11 4 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.10%) iPhone
11 4 (1.10%) Social Network
12 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.41%) Linux
2 33 (9.04%) UNIX
3 25 (6.85%) Apple iOS
4 23 (6.30%) Android
5 17 (4.66%) Windows
6 6 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (16.44%) TDD
3 42 (11.51%) E-Commerce
4 38 (10.41%) Multithreading
4 38 (10.41%) BDD
5 34 (9.32%) OO
6 28 (7.67%) Software Delivery
7 26 (7.12%) Scrum
8 24 (6.58%) Software Engineering
9 21 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (5.75%) Project Management
9 21 (5.75%) MVC
10 20 (5.48%) Analytics
11 19 (5.21%) Business Development
12 16 (4.38%) Unit Testing
13 14 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (3.84%) Game Development
13 14 (3.84%) Low Latency
14 13 (3.56%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (3.29%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 117 (32.05%) Java
2 78 (21.37%) SQL
3 63 (17.26%) JavaScript
4 48 (13.15%) C#
5 23 (6.30%) C++
6 21 (5.75%) PHP
7 20 (5.48%) Perl
8 19 (5.21%) Python
9 13 (3.56%) Objective-C
9 13 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.74%) Ruby
11 9 (2.47%) Scala
12 8 (2.19%) ActionScript
12 8 (2.19%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.19%) VBScript
13 7 (1.92%) C
14 6 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
14 6 (1.64%) Haskell
14 6 (1.64%) Groovy
15 5 (1.37%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 35 (9.59%) Degree
2 12 (3.29%) CISSP
2 12 (3.29%) CISA
2 12 (3.29%) CISM
2 12 (3.29%) MBA
3 3 (0.82%) ISEB
4 2 (0.55%) PhD
4 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.03%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) XenApp
3 2 (0.55%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) LXC
4 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.37%) Puppet
3 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) logstash
4 1 (0.27%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.27%) Graphite
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 21 (5.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.93%) Adobe
3 13 (3.56%) Oracle
4 8 (2.19%) Intel
4 8 (2.19%) Google
4 8 (2.19%) Facebook
5 7 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.10%) Apple
6 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.82%) VMware
8 2 (0.55%) Sony
8 2 (0.55%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.55%) Citrix
8 2 (0.55%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.55%) Capita
8 2 (0.55%) Zuora
9 1 (0.27%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.27%) Reuters
9 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg
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