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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 187 146 89
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -57
Permanent jobs citing Games 123 241 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.87% 3.02%
As % of the General category 2.12% 3.16% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 98 203 335
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,200 £36,350
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
5799 7633 6919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.63% 59.24% 58.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4797 6339 5932
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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.

1 105 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (28.66%) Java
3 71 (22.12%) SQL
4 58 (18.07%) Finance
5 54 (16.82%) JavaScript
6 50 (15.58%) HTML
7 49 (15.26%) C#
8 46 (14.33%) TDD
9 45 (14.02%) Spring
10 42 (13.08%) Multithreading
11 41 (12.77%) E-Commerce
12 40 (12.46%) CSS
13 38 (11.84%) Hibernate
14 37 (11.53%) BDD
15 36 (11.21%) Open Source
15 36 (11.21%) Marketing
16 35 (10.90%) .NET
17 34 (10.59%) Online Games
18 33 (10.28%) HTML5
19 31 (9.66%) User Experience
20 29 (9.03%) C++
20 29 (9.03%) OO
20 29 (9.03%) Software Engineering
21 27 (8.41%) Degree
22 26 (8.10%) UNIX
22 26 (8.10%) Maven
23 25 (7.79%) Apple iOS
24 24 (7.48%) Mobile App
24 24 (7.48%) Retail
25 23 (7.17%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 12 (3.74%) Node.js
2 11 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.25%) Apache
4 4 (1.25%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) Lightstreamer
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) Confluence
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (6.54%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.12%) MS Office
4 9 (2.80%) MS Excel
5 8 (2.49%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.31%) InDesign
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.87%) SaaS
1 6 (1.87%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.93%) GitHub
3 2 (0.62%) Veeva
3 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.80%) HTTP
2 8 (2.49%) Firewall
3 5 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.25%) SSH
4 4 (1.25%) Internet
4 4 (1.25%) Telnet
4 4 (1.25%) DMZ
4 4 (1.25%) SMTP
4 4 (1.25%) FTP
4 4 (1.25%) IMAP
5 2 (0.62%) LAN
5 2 (0.62%) WAN
6 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.31%) NAS
6 1 (0.31%) NFC
6 1 (0.31%) DHCP
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) SAN
6 1 (0.31%) DWDM
6 1 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.36%) MySQL
3 10 (3.12%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.18%) Big Data
5 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (8.10%) Maven
2 16 (4.98%) JUnit
3 10 (3.12%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.12%) Selenium
4 8 (2.49%) Subversion
4 8 (2.49%) Moq
5 7 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.18%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.87%) JIRA
7 5 (1.56%) FitNesse
7 5 (1.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.25%) Grunt
9 3 (0.93%) Mocha
9 3 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.93%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.93%) NUnit
9 3 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (18.07%) Finance
2 36 (11.21%) Marketing
3 24 (7.48%) Retail
4 12 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.74%) Banking
5 10 (3.12%) Law
6 9 (2.80%) Automotive
6 9 (2.80%) Advertising
7 8 (2.49%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.25%) iGaming
8 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.25%) French Language
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
10 2 (0.62%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.62%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.31%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 123 (38.32%) Developer
2 37 (11.53%) Java Developer
3 35 (10.90%) Senior Developer
4 31 (9.66%) Analyst
5 21 (6.54%) .NET Developer
6 17 (5.30%) Development Manager
6 17 (5.30%) Business Analyst
7 16 (4.98%) Software Engineer
7 16 (4.98%) C# Developer
7 16 (4.98%) Team Leader
8 15 (4.67%) Java Team Leader
9 14 (4.36%) Designer
10 13 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.05%) Business Manager
10 13 (4.05%) Business Development Manager
11 11 (3.43%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (3.43%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.43%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (2.80%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.58%) HTML
2 45 (14.02%) Spring
3 40 (12.46%) CSS
4 38 (11.84%) Hibernate
5 35 (10.90%) .NET
6 33 (10.28%) HTML5
7 23 (7.17%) Web Services
8 22 (6.85%) XML
8 22 (6.85%) J2EE
9 17 (5.30%) WCF
9 17 (5.30%) AngularJS
10 16 (4.98%) Struts
11 15 (4.67%) JMS
12 14 (4.36%) JMX
12 14 (4.36%) WPF
13 13 (4.05%) RESTful
14 11 (3.43%) CSS3
14 11 (3.43%) Flash
15 10 (3.12%) ActiveMQ
15 10 (3.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.59%) Online Games
2 31 (9.66%) User Experience
3 24 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 21 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.36%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.12%) Online Gambling
9 9 (2.80%) Mobile Games
10 7 (2.18%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.87%) Xbox
11 6 (1.87%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.87%) Social Media
12 5 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.25%) iPhone
13 4 (1.25%) Spread Betting
13 4 (1.25%) Social Network
14 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.93%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.10%) UNIX
2 25 (7.79%) Apple iOS
3 21 (6.54%) Linux
3 21 (6.54%) Android
4 11 (3.43%) Windows
5 2 (0.62%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.33%) TDD
3 42 (13.08%) Multithreading
4 41 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 37 (11.53%) BDD
6 36 (11.21%) Open Source
7 29 (9.03%) OO
7 29 (9.03%) Software Engineering
8 22 (6.85%) Analytics
9 21 (6.54%) MVC
9 21 (6.54%) SDLC
10 20 (6.23%) Business Development
10 20 (6.23%) Project Management
11 19 (5.92%) Scrum
12 16 (4.98%) Game Development
12 16 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (4.98%) Software Delivery
13 12 (3.74%) CRM
14 11 (3.43%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.12%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.66%) Java
2 71 (22.12%) SQL
3 54 (16.82%) JavaScript
4 49 (15.26%) C#
5 29 (9.03%) C++
6 21 (6.54%) PHP
7 10 (3.12%) Python
8 9 (2.80%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.80%) Perl
9 8 (2.49%) Objective-C
9 8 (2.49%) ActionScript
9 8 (2.49%) Scala
10 7 (2.18%) Groovy
11 6 (1.87%) ActionScript 3.0
12 5 (1.56%) Ruby
12 5 (1.56%) Haskell
12 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.56%) ActionScript 2.0
12 5 (1.56%) C
13 4 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.41%) Degree
2 5 (1.56%) CISSP
2 5 (1.56%) CISM
3 4 (1.25%) CISA
3 4 (1.25%) MBA
4 1 (0.31%) CCNA
4 1 (0.31%) ISEB
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) MCSE
4 1 (0.31%) PhD
4 1 (0.31%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.17%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.62%) LXC
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) XenApp
3 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (7.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.92%) Oracle
3 9 (2.80%) Adobe
4 8 (2.49%) Google
5 4 (1.25%) Apple
5 4 (1.25%) Intel
5 4 (1.25%) Facebook
6 3 (0.93%) Capita
6 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.62%) Zuora
7 2 (0.62%) VMware
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.31%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.31%) Zend
8 1 (0.31%) Twitter
8 1 (0.31%) Tableau
8 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco
8 1 (0.31%) Citrix
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + options
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + See Description
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Free travel pass, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago