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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 155 134 86
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -48
Permanent jobs citing Games 146 217 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 1.87% 3.06%
As % of the General category 2.53% 3.22% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 120 174 319
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £70,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
5776 6736 7249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 61.07% 58.15% 61.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4927 5547 6421
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.31%) Java
3 68 (25.00%) HTML
4 64 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 62 (22.79%) SQL
6 59 (21.69%) Finance
7 49 (18.01%) CSS
7 49 (18.01%) E-Commerce
7 49 (18.01%) HTML5
8 40 (14.71%) BDD
8 40 (14.71%) TDD
9 38 (13.97%) Scrum
10 35 (12.87%) Multithreading
11 34 (12.50%) Spring
12 33 (12.13%) OO
13 32 (11.76%) Linux
13 32 (11.76%) Open Source
14 31 (11.40%) PHP
14 31 (11.40%) Retail
15 30 (11.03%) C#
16 27 (9.93%) .NET
16 27 (9.93%) QA
16 27 (9.93%) jQuery
16 27 (9.93%) Mobile App
17 26 (9.56%) Software Engineering
17 26 (9.56%) XML
17 26 (9.56%) Banking
18 25 (9.19%) Oracle
18 25 (9.19%) CSS3
18 25 (9.19%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (4.78%) Node.js
2 8 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.21%) CMS
5 5 (1.84%) Apache
6 3 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.10%) Drupal
6 3 (1.10%) WordPress
6 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.10%) Lync
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.74%) Confluence
7 2 (0.74%) Liferay
7 2 (0.74%) Mule
7 2 (0.74%) JBoss
7 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (7.72%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.47%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.74%) MS Office
4 2 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.21%) SaaS
3 4 (1.47%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.74%) Office 365
5 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.31%) HTTP
1 9 (3.31%) Firewall
2 5 (1.84%) DNS
2 5 (1.84%) NFC
3 4 (1.47%) Internet
3 4 (1.47%) SMTP
4 3 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.10%) VLAN
5 2 (0.74%) Skype
5 2 (0.74%) MPLS
5 2 (0.74%) SSH
5 2 (0.74%) VPN
5 2 (0.74%) VoIP
5 2 (0.74%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) DHCP
6 1 (0.37%) SNMP
6 1 (0.37%) DWDM
6 1 (0.37%) SAN
6 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.99%) MySQL
3 15 (5.51%) Big Data
4 9 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.31%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.74%) DataStage
9 2 (0.74%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (5.51%) Maven
2 14 (5.15%) Selenium
3 11 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.04%) WebDriver
4 10 (3.68%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.94%) Moq
5 8 (2.94%) JUnit
6 6 (2.21%) Subversion
6 6 (2.21%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.84%) RSpec
7 5 (1.84%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.84%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.47%) JIRA
8 4 (1.47%) gulp
8 4 (1.47%) Grunt
8 4 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.10%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 59 (21.69%) Finance
2 31 (11.40%) Retail
3 26 (9.56%) Banking
4 21 (7.72%) Marketing
5 12 (4.41%) Law
6 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.94%) Online Betting
7 7 (2.57%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.21%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.47%) Danish Language
9 4 (1.47%) Automotive
9 4 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.47%) Swedish Language
9 4 (1.47%) German Language
9 4 (1.47%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.10%) iGaming
10 3 (1.10%) Back Office
10 3 (1.10%) French Language
10 3 (1.10%) Publishing
11 2 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 136 (50.00%) Developer
2 31 (11.40%) Senior Developer
3 30 (11.03%) Java Developer
4 17 (6.25%) Analyst
4 17 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 16 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 14 (5.15%) Games Developer
7 11 (4.04%) Test Analyst
7 11 (4.04%) Consultant
8 10 (3.68%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.31%) Team Leader
9 9 (3.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (3.31%) Senior Manager
9 9 (3.31%) Mobile Developer
9 9 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (3.31%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (2.94%) Mobile Games Developer
10 8 (2.94%) Software Engineer
10 8 (2.94%) Lead Developer
10 8 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (25.00%) HTML
2 49 (18.01%) CSS
2 49 (18.01%) HTML5
3 34 (12.50%) Spring
4 27 (9.93%) .NET
4 27 (9.93%) jQuery
5 26 (9.56%) XML
6 25 (9.19%) CSS3
7 24 (8.82%) Web Services
8 22 (8.09%) Hibernate
9 17 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.15%) J2EE
11 12 (4.41%) WCF
12 11 (4.04%) WPF
12 11 (4.04%) RESTful
13 10 (3.68%) REST
13 10 (3.68%) SOAP
13 10 (3.68%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (3.68%) JSON
14 9 (3.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.93%) Mobile App
2 25 (9.19%) User Experience
3 19 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.25%) Online Games
5 16 (5.88%) Mobile Games
6 15 (5.51%) Client/Server
7 11 (4.04%) Visualisation
8 10 (3.68%) Online Gambling
9 9 (3.31%) Social Gaming
10 8 (2.94%) Xbox
11 7 (2.57%) Digital Media
11 7 (2.57%) Computer Science
12 6 (2.21%) Social Media
12 6 (2.21%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.84%) Online Banking
13 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.84%) Private Cloud
14 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
14 4 (1.47%) Video Editing
14 4 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.76%) Linux
2 21 (7.72%) Apple iOS
3 20 (7.35%) Android
4 15 (5.51%) UNIX
5 14 (5.15%) Windows
6 4 (1.47%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) CentOS
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.01%) E-Commerce
3 40 (14.71%) TDD
3 40 (14.71%) BDD
4 38 (13.97%) Scrum
5 35 (12.87%) Multithreading
6 33 (12.13%) OO
7 32 (11.76%) Open Source
8 26 (9.56%) Software Engineering
9 24 (8.82%) Analytics
10 19 (6.99%) MVC
11 16 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (5.88%) DevOps
12 14 (5.15%) SDLC
12 14 (5.15%) Data Protection
12 14 (5.15%) CRM
13 13 (4.78%) Project Management
13 13 (4.78%) Business Development
13 13 (4.78%) Mobile Development
13 13 (4.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.31%) Java
2 64 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 62 (22.79%) SQL
4 31 (11.40%) PHP
5 30 (11.03%) C#
6 21 (7.72%) Python
7 20 (7.35%) C++
8 14 (5.15%) Ruby
9 11 (4.04%) Scala
10 9 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.94%) ActionScript
12 7 (2.57%) Groovy
13 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.21%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.84%) C
14 5 (1.84%) PHP5
14 5 (1.84%) Clojure
15 4 (1.47%) Perl
16 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (8.09%) Degree
2 3 (1.10%) ISEB
3 2 (0.74%) MCSE
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.37%) MCP
4 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.37%) CISM
4 1 (0.37%) MBA
4 1 (0.37%) CEH
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.37%) MCTS
4 1 (0.37%) MCSA
4 1 (0.37%) CCNA
4 1 (0.37%) CISSP
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.93%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.94%) Docker
2 5 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.47%) LXC
4 3 (1.10%) iptables
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.74%) Snort
5 2 (0.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) Nagios
2 5 (1.84%) Puppet
3 4 (1.47%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.47%) Mesos
4 3 (1.10%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.10%) Bcfg2
4 3 (1.10%) Nessus
5 2 (0.74%) SCCM
5 2 (0.74%) Graphite
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (9.19%) Oracle
2 22 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.94%) Google
4 7 (2.57%) Perforce
5 5 (1.84%) VMware
6 4 (1.47%) Teradata
6 4 (1.47%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.47%) Adobe
6 4 (1.47%) Sybase
6 4 (1.47%) Cisco
6 4 (1.47%) IBM
7 3 (1.10%) Capita
8 2 (0.74%) Netezza
8 2 (0.74%) hybris
8 2 (0.74%) Vertica
8 2 (0.74%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.74%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.74%) SAP
8 2 (0.74%) HP
8 2 (0.74%) Ab Initio
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-40,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £48,000 - £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £52000.00 - £57049.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + share options
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus/Health/Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago